Date-palm is called phinix dectylifera in Latin language. It is one in the famous dry fruits. Four date-palms should be taken in one time otherwise it generates warm in the body. Soak it in milk and take it. Its nutritive qualities are increased by soaking it in milk.
Color: Date-palm is red with light blackness.
Taste: It is sweet.
Structure: Its tree is like date (Khajur) tree.
Nature: Date-palm is cool, dry and hot in nature.
Precaution: Taking over quantity of it may be the cause of constipation.
Bad effects removal: Milk removes the bad effects of date-palm.
Compare: It can be compared with almond and dry grape.
Quality: Date-palm is tasty and beneficial for the heart. It increases appetite and sperm count. It cures tuberculosis, disturbance in blood caused by bile, fever due to vatta disorders, vomiting, nerves system and ends phlegmatic diseases. It purifies the blood and makes the body fat.
Date-palm pickle: Usually, pickle is prepared by several things but the pickle of date-palm is very beneficial.
Method of preparing pickle: One kg date-palms should be soaked in lemon juice for 5 days thereafter when the date-palms become puff then separate seeds from these. Grind black pepper, long pepper, cassia cinnamon 100 grams each, dry ginger, cumin seeds and hemleck (shahjeera) 50 grams each, 300 grams black salt and 2 kg sugar together. Prepare a mixture from these things. Fill this mixture and above date-palms it any pot thereafter drip lemon juice upon it. Put this pot in sun light for 4-5 days. Pickle is ready.
This pickle can be taken during or after meals. It is digestible and tasty which ends indigestion.
Useful in different diseases:
1. Early ejaculation: Taking 2 grams date-palms regularly is useful to cure early ejaculation. Its use makes thick to sperm too.
2. Bed wetting:
- If the child suffers from bed wetting, give two date palms to it to eat. Its use provides relief.
- Boil 1 date-palm with 250 ml milk until date palm becomes puff then cool it. Give this date-palm to the child to eat and after that boiled milk should be given to take. Using this process is useful to end above symptoms within some days.
3. Diabetes mellitus of the old persons: The old persons should take 2 date-palms in a day if they suffer from diabetes mellitus. Two date-palms also should be taken at night with milk.
4. Hoarseness: Take a milk-boiled date-palm and drink that milk at bed time. It ends hoarseness. Water should not be drunk for two hours after taking it.
5. Constipation: Drink lukewarm water after taking 3 date-palms twice a day. Its use provides relief in constipation. Date-palms can be taken after boiling with milk if they are hard. Taking date-palms regularly is useful to cure piles, ligament weakness and normalizes the blood circulation. Soak 2 date-palms with water in the morning and chew them properly at night. Its use breaks constipation. Food should be taken in low quantity while having date-palms. Or two boiled date-palm can also be taken at night to break constipation.
6. Obesity (Fatness): Taking date-palms increases blood and makes the body strong and fat. Boil two date-palms with milk and take it. Its use increases sperm count, flesh and strength. For children, soak date-palms in milk until they become puff thereafter grind them and filter it. Giving this mixture to the children is useful.
7. Stone, paralysis and backache: Using date-palms is beneficial to break stone and end paralysis and backache. It makes menstrual excretion normal. It stops loose motions, tears, saliva, sperm and sweat. It contains calcium in excessive quantity. Taking date-palms is useful to end the weakness of bones, teeth melting, etc. caused by calcium deficiency.
- Boil date-palms with milk for long time. Take date-palms and drink milk, it ends impotency.
- Mix milk and sugar candy in equal quantity and boil date-palms with this milk thereafter separate stones from it. Taking these date-palms is useful to end impotency and also enhances sperm count, strength and brain power.
- Soak 2 date-palms and 5 grams raisin with water at overnight. In the next morning, impotency is ended by taking both dry fruits with milk.
9. Asthma or breathing problems:
- Boil 2-4 date-palms with sugar candy mixed milk and separate the stones. Take these date-palms and drink that milk. Its use enhances body power and brings the phlegm out. It is also useful to cure asthma.
- Date-palm is hot in nature. It is useful for the lungs and chest. It brings phlegm out and useful in cold.
- Put date-palm and dry ginger in betel leaf and suck for some days continuously. Its use cures asthma.
10. Stye: Grind the stone of date-palm with water and coat it on the affected part 2-3 times a day. It is useful to cure stye.
11. Gas (Vatta): Grind 1 date-palm of without stone, 30 grams jaypal khopara and 2 grams black salt together and prepare 3 dosages from it after filtering. Taking one dosage daily with lukewarm water in the morning continuously for three days eliminates gas from the stomach.
12. Gums bleeding: Boil 2-4 date-palms with cow milk and take it thereafter mix sugar candy in remained milk and drink it. Using this process regularly is useful to stop pus and bleeding from the gums.
13. Loose motions: Licking 3-6 grams gum of date-palm tree twice a day provides relief in loose motions.
14. Stammering or lisping: Boil date-palms with milk and take this milk and date-palms at night. Water should not be drunk for two hours after taking it. Using this process regularly makes voice clear.
15. Waist pain:
- Separate stone of the date-palm and fill gum guggul in it. Toast this date-palm on grid and take it with milk twice a day. Using this process is useful to get relief in waist pain. One date-palm should be used in one time.
- Taking 2 date-palms twice a day provides relief in waist pain.
- Grind date-palms without seeds and mix pistachio, almonds, edible nut (chironjia), sugar candy and pure ghee in it. Put this mixture for one week. Taking 20 grams this mixture regularly is useful to end weakness.
- Immerse 2-3 date-palms in the earthen pot or steel pot with water for whole night. Separate stones from the date-palm and boil with milk. Take this preparation; it ends weakness.
- Take stone less date-palms, toasted grams, flour of wheat each 250 grams, pinus gerardiana, kernel of almonds each 60 grams, ghee of cow milk, sugar each 500 grams and 2 litters cow milk. Boil date-palms in milk until they become soft. After that, grind them and boil again with that milk until milk is condensed (khoya). Now fry this mixture with ghee by mixing wheat-flour until it becomes pink. Mix again gram powder and condensed milk and toast upon the light fire. Mix sugar in this preparation properly when all material gives smell. Pudding is prepared now (halva). Remaining things also should be mixed in this pudding. Taking 50-60 grams from this pudding with lukewarm milk of cow regularly ends weakness.
16. Paralysis: Soak date-palm with milk and give it to the patient. Its use provides relief in paralysis. Only four date-palms should be taken at one time.
17. Indigestion: Taking the powder of date-palms stone and bark of Echinops echinatus’ root is useful together. This medicine provides relief in indigestion.
18. Diabetes: Suck the pieces of date-palms (without seed) 8-10 times a day for minimum 6 months regularly; it provides relief in diabetes.
19. Bed wetting: Cut 1 date–palm into 4 pieces. After that, give them to the patient twice a day, it provides relief in bed wetting.
20. Blood bile: Boil 2-4 pieces of date-palm and sugar candy with milk thereafter separate stones from it. Take these date-palms and drink that milk, it provides relief in bloody bile.
21. Lack of sperm: Boil date-palm with milk and give it to the patient. Its use increases sperm count.
22. Less growth of the brain: Boil 2 date-palms with sugar candy mixed milk and separate these stones. Taking these date-palms with that lukewarm milk is useful for the growth of brain.
23. Syphilis: Make the ash by burning date-palms and apply it on the affected part with ash, it provides relief in wound.
24. Diabetes mellitus: Boil 2 date-palms with 300 ml milk and take it as well as drink remained milk. Its use prevents diabetes mellitus.
25. Heart weakness: Boil 2 date-palms with milk and take it with remained milk. Using this process increases physically power and ends the weakness of heart.
26. Giddiness: Boil 2-3 date-palms with milk and take it with remained milk, it stops giddiness caused by the lack of sperm.
27. Skin diseases: Taking date-palms filter the blood and cures all the skin diseases.
28. Low blood pressure: Boil 2 date-palms with 300 ml milk. Take these date-palms and drink that milk at night. It makes normal to the blood pressure.
29. Headache: Grind stone of date-palm with water and coat it on the forehead. Headache is cured by its use.
30. Children diseases:
- To generate loose motions to the child, soak date-palms in water at overnight. In the next morning, crush these date-palms and extract in that water. Separate to these date-palms from the water. Giving this water to the child to take helps in loose motions clearly or give some rose flowers and sugar to the children to eat and thereafter give water to them. Using this process cleans loose motions.
- If the child suffers from weakness, (according to age) wash 6-30 grams date-palms and separate their stones. Soak date-palms in milk and store it for some time. Grind these date-palms on the slab and extract juice with the help of cloth. Giving this juice to the child thrice a day enhances body strength. Only fresh juice should be given to the children. This juice should not be given for one month old child.
31. Strong and powerful body:
- Grind about 10 grams date-palms and store it. Taking minimum 2 grams this powder with 250 ml light milk at bed regularly is useful to enhance the body strength. This method should be followed only in the winter season.
- Date-palm makes the body strong and energetic. Boil date palm or date with milk and give it to the patient. It makes the body very powerful.
- Boil date-palm with milk and give it to the patient, it increases blood and strength in the body.
- Fill 260 milligrams Indian bdellium in 4-5 date-palms (Without stone) and boil it with milk. Taking 1 date-palm with milk twice a day ends vatta disorders and the body becomes strong
- Boil 2 pieces of date-palm with 500 ml milk until it remains half milk then mix 2 spoons sugar or sugar candy in it. Taking this preparation (date-palm and milk both) increases the flesh of the body, sperm count, blood and body strength. This preparation should be used only in the winter season. Water should not be drunk for 2 hours after taking this preparation. Four date-palms should be taken in a day.
- Soak 2 date-palms in water in any glass jar or earthen pot at overnight. In the morning, separate these stones and boil it (date-palm) with 500 ml milk until it remains 250 grams quantity then put it down. Taking this preparation ends body weakness and enhances the body power.
32. Throat diseases:
- Taking date-palm ends the dryness of the throat.
- Boil date-palms with milk and take it after meal before going to bed. Its use cures throat diseases and clears the voice. Water should not be drunk for 2 hours after taking it.
- Sucking the stone of date-palm is useful to end throat dryness.