Among its other uses, it was traditionally recommended for heart and abdominal problems as well as for aches and pains and as a tonic to increase longevity.
In terms of energetic properties, it was thought to be the perfect balance of warming and cooling.
One of the most common uses of ziziphus both traditionally and today is as a sedative. Chinese practitioners recommended and documented its ability to “quiet the five viscera, making the body light”
This herb also helps with relaxation, altitude sickness and has anti-inflammatory properties.
Ziziphus is traditionally used to help with increasing antioxidant intake, excessive sweating and it works dramatically to lower blood pressure.