The benefits of Sayer dates are numerous. It is considered as the national fruit of Iran, the second largest producer in the world. The best time of picking of this date is from September to October, the time when the Iranian summer ends. The annual yield of Sayer dates in Iran is approximately 100,000 tons. This makes it a perfect food to deliver worldwide especially during festivals such as New Year’s Eve, Christmas and New Year’s Day.
Sayer dates are widely used all over the world for many years now. As a result, it has become one of the most widely known fruits in the food industry. They are highly used for producing dates syrup. It is also used in producing various desserts including sake and ice cream.
There are several benefits of using Sayer dates in food industry. They are highly demanded because of their quality, color and taste. These dates have a very light brown color, which makes them look similar to ripe blackberries. The texture of the said fruit is somewhere between a thick mash and a liquid.
Sayer dates are rich in antioxidants. They are high in vitamin B-complex, beta carotene, minerals, iron, potassium and fiber. This helps in improving the immune system and fighting different diseases. In addition to this, the antioxidants found in these dates prevent formation of free radicals in our body. Free radicals are harmful molecules that can cause cancer and heart disease. So, using this type of syrup for treating constipation is beneficial to all people.
According to researchers, using this kind of syrup for treating constipation is beneficial due to the presence of magnesium which acts as an anti-bacterial agent. Magnesium ions bind with lead ions in our colon and prevent colonolith formation. This is beneficial as it helps to improve the function of kidneys, liver and pancreas. Since it is highly used in food industry, dates syrup has been introduced in various forms. One of the common forms of syrup is brown sugar water which is used in various cooking recipes.
Apart from the above mentioned benefits of dark brown dates, it has also been proven that using it regularly can cure several ailments. It is very effective in improving memory and intellect. It also improves the resistance to diseases and stimulates growth of cells. Furthermore, it helps to cure diabetes, HIV, cancer, heart diseases and osteoporosis. However, these health benefits are mostly obtained after a lengthy period of usage. It takes at least six months for the nutrients in the Ajwa dates to be absorbed by the body.
Besides being highly used in India and Middle East, it is also used in curing diarrhea, indigestion, nausea, acidity, flatulence and gastritis. One of the main reasons behind this is that it contains a large amount of antioxidant. It helps in improving immunity and fighting against various types of cancer including colon cancer, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, kidney cancer, liver cancer, throat cancer and nasal cancer. Furthermore, Rajasthani date syrup can be used as a part of daily diet in order to obtain all the above mentioned health benefits of this wonderful fruit.
These days, it is available in various forms like dried, unripe fruits, powder, gheer and in dry form in different sizes. It is available in the market at affordable prices. These are highly popular among everyone since its original recipe was discovered in the caves of Ajanta and Ellora. Due to its unmatched antioxidant properties, the Indian market is flooded with Medjool dates. Moreover, due to its popularity, Rajasthani date is rarely available in the Middle East.