8 Benefits of Eating Ajwa Dates (Khajoor)

There are many health benefits of eating Ajwa dates or Khajoor especially its nutrition value for male infertility. Is there any side effect of ajwa powder? Do you know there is a hadith of Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) which lays great emphasis on its value?

Health Benefits of Ajwa Dates

Taking it into consideration all this, many people researched the health benefits of Ajwa dates or Ajwa Khajoor scientifically and they came up with these findings.

Ajwa Dates Health Benefits

  1. Ajwa dates benefits male infertility

I am sure that the people with children would agree that your child is the greatest gift of Allah to you, whatever you do in the whole day, once you are back home and you hug your son or daughter, you tend to forget all the troubles and problems of life. Recommended: 5 reasons for growing infertility among women

Can Ajwa dates help to get pregnant?

It is a proven fact that Ajwa dates help overcome male and female infertility. The Ajwa Khajoor energy will help them to get pregnant and greatly increase their libido. In other words, ajwa dates benefit male and female infertility issues.

Ajwa dates benefits male infertility

  1. Regulate Blood Pressure

Perhaps the most overlook health benefit of Ajwa dates is that it regulates your blood pressure and helps your kidneys function better. This is the reason, it remains in high demand not only in Saudi Arabia but in other parts of the world such as Pakistan and India.

There many institutes in these countries which are conducting researches on ajwa khajoor health benefits.

Ajwa Khajoor regulate blood pressure

  1. Avoid Atherosclerosis

Atherosclerosis is a disease in which plaque builds up inside your arteries making it difficult for the blood to flow properly which could eventually be devastating for the patient as it may lead to high blood pressure and other complications.

A great health benefit of eating Ajwa dates is that its daily intake can protect you against diseases like atherosclerosis which is a leading factor in most heart attacks and strokes.

Ajwa dates help Avoid Atherosclerosis

  1. Reduce the Pain of childbirth

In the modern world, we don’t consider this particular health benefit of ajwa Khajoor as its consumption helps ease the pain of childbirth. By eating Ajwa, we obtain more nutrients and minerals as well as amino acids per serving.

Even if you read religious scripture such as Quran, you find out that Allah asked Maryam A.S to eat dates to ease up her delivery pain. It is not said which type of date it was, but it is proved that dates, in general, reduce the pain of childbirth. Studies have shown that eating 6 Ajwa dates per day from the 36th week of pregnancy yield the following benefits;

  • A shorter latent phase of labor.
  • Lower rate of Induction.
  • More favorable cervix.

Ajwa Dates Reduce the Pain of childbirth

  1. Prevents Abdominal cancer

My mother died of cancer and I pray to Allah that even my worst enemy stays away from this deadly disease. It kills you from inside while you are perfectly fine apparently.

According to a recent survey in the medical field, it is generally acknowledged that the consumption of Ajwa dates also helps prevent abdominal cancer which is perhaps its biggest health benefit.

Ajwa Khajoor prevents abdominal cancer

  1. Improve Digestive Process

Talking about Saudi Arabia, people often complain about their digestion due to a sedentary lifestyle in the country. There are not many of us who regularly workout or get involved in physical activities, you need something which can improve your digestion process. 

Dates help pacifies any feelings of hunger as the nutrition from the dates is being absorbed. A great health benefit of Ajwa Dates is that it is the most versatile foods that help with the digestive process.

Ajwa Khajoor improve digestion

  1. Health of Eyes

In the modern lifestyle, we often spend the whole day in front of a computer which puts a strain on our eyes. It is believed that consumption of Ajwa dates helps keep your eyes healthy throughout your life and helps prevent night blindness which is a great health benefit.

Ajwa khajoor for the health of eyes

  1. Ajwa Dates Nutrition

Science tells us that Ajwa Khajoor is filled with vital nutrients and minerals that help our body grow, heal and continue to function normally. The nutrition value of Ajwa dates is its biggest health benefit.

The nutrition of ajwa Khajoor consists of potassium which is essential for life and vital for the heart. It also contains magnesium which helps keep your heart rhythm steady and keeps your bones strong.

It also contains a high percentage of carbohydrates, 15 salts and minerals, 14 types of fatty acids, 23 amino acids, six vitamins, and many dietary fibers.

Calcium which is good for bone and teeth and plays a vital role like nerve signal transmission is also found in the Ajwa dates.  In other words, if you eat Ajwa Khajoor on a regular basis, you can overcome the calcium deficiency.

Ajwa Dates Nutrition value

Ajwa seed powder side effects

Many people use the seed powder of Ajwa date or Ajwa khajoor for different purposes especially the fact that it benefits male infertility. People often wonder if there are any side effects of using an excessive amount of ajwa powder.

Well, like any other thing in the world, there are side effects of overeating of Ajwa seed powder. If you take a higher dose of ajwa seed powder, you might feel dizzy or face high blood pressure.

It is important to mention that only consistent use of ajwa dates or its seed powder over an extended period of time benefits male infertility. Hence, there is no benefit of taking an overdose of ajwa khajoor or ajwa seed powder. 

ajwa seed powderMoreover, you don’t need to grind the seeds of Ajwa dates to make its powder. There are many companies that offer Ajwa seed powder on the shelf. You can buy one from any well-know company. Don’t forget to read its leaflet to get further information about the Ajwa seed powder side-effects.

Ajwa powder side effects

Hadith related to Ajwa dates

There are many hadith mentioning Ajwa dates and we have quoted a few of them below.

How do you use Ajwa dates?

  • Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) said: “if somebody takes seven Ajwa dates in the morning, neither magic nor poison will hurt him that day” – Sahih al-Bukhari 5779

Hadith related to Ajwa dates

  • Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) said: “Ajwa and the rock are from Paradise.” – Sunan Ibn Majaj 3456
  • Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) said: The ‘ajwa’ dates of ‘Aliya’ contain heating effects and these are antidote in the early morning. – Sahih Muslim 2048

ajwa khajoor of 'Aliya'

  • Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ) said: Ajwa is from Paradise and it contains a cure for poison. Truffles are a form of manna, and its liquid is a cure for the eye.” – Jami` at-Tirmidhi 2066


What is special about Ajwa dates?

There are many Hadith about Ajwa dates which clearly show that it is one of the favorite fruits of Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ). Moreover, Ajwa Khajoor has a lot of nutrition value and health benefits. Due to these two reasons, Muslims consider these dates very special.

Can diabetic patients eat Ajwa Dates?

The composition of Ajwa dates is 70 percent of sugar and 30 percent of fluoric acid, sulfur, protein, copper, iron fiber, and potassium. Despite the high amount of sugar, it is perfectly fine for diabetic patients to eat 2,3 Ajwa Khajoor on a daily basis.

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Steve has been living in Saudi Arabia since 2013 and writing about Saudi rules, regulations, guides, and procedures since then.