Botanical Name: Phoenix sylvestris
Common Name: silver date palm, sugar date palm or wild date palm
Part Used: Fruit
Use in Ayurved: It is used as nutritive & helps in improving the general health condition. It has high iron content and very useful in treating anaemia. Kharik is used in Hruddaurbalya. Dates are rich in dietary fibre and can ease constipation. Dried dates promote cardiovascular health by soaking out all the cholesterol from the arteries. They also have a high calcium content, which can boost bone health. It is very effective in strengthening the nervous system.