Often regarded in China as the "woman's friend" Jujube has been long used there for nourishing blood (post menstruation and giving birth or after surgery). Many Chinese women drink Jujube tea as part of the maintenance of the female wellbeing.
Jujube (Ziziphus jujuba) has been long used in Chinese and Korean traditional medicine.
In Chinese herbalism this mucilaginous fruit and its decoction is often used to soothe sore throats and short of breathe. Jujube may also help relieve joint complaints and relax tense body soothe the mind to have a good night's sleep.
It has a faint sweet date taste and can be sweetened with honey if desired. Nice mellow cuppa. Softened fruit from the brew are yummy to eat.
Jujube is also traditionally used in Chinese herbalism for postnatal care - in soup rice or just as a snack.