Date kernels are usually thrown away or used as animal feed, but Arabs usually grind date kernels into powder and turn them into decaffeinated coffee. Date kernel consists of carbohydrates, dietary fibers, fat, ash and protein. In addition, it has been proven that the antioxidant content of date seed oil (DSO) is similar to olive oil, which can be an excellent source of antioxidants to meet the needs of the consumer’s body.
Removal of kidney stones with date kernels
Removing kidney stones is another wonderful property of date kernels. People who suffer from kidney stones or bladder stones can crush a few date seeds and boil them in water and eat them twice a day.
Benefits of date kernels
Date kernel increases the milk of lactating mothers and strengthens the immune system of pregnant women. It is better for pregnant women to eat date kernel powder several times a day.
Date seeds are rich in antioxidants that can inhibit free radicals and help protect the body against oxidative stress damage. One of the researches has shown that the Iranian date seed is a strong radical scavenger and can be considered as a good source of natural antioxidants for medicinal and commercial uses and helps to strengthen the body’s immune system.
Date kernel is useful for treating digestive disorders, especially chronic diarrhea! Organic dates also act as a strong antiseptic and kill bacteria that enter the digestive tract.
Date seed oil mainly consists of four fatty acids, namely oleic, linoleic, lauric and palmitic acids.
Date kernel oil restores human skin and also protects against UV rays. Natural antioxidants such as phenols and tocopherols in palm seed oil can help from the oxidative damage of keratinocytes caused by exposure to hydrogen peroxide on the skin, and even more effective than olive oil!