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.
According to recent studies, it has been proven that date kernels are rich in antioxidants and with a kind of defensive effect against liver damage, it inhibits free radicals, which, as a result, protects the DNA structure.
Date seeds are useful in the treatment of problems related to blood sugar, diabetes and related complications, and it has shown great protective effects against early diabetic liver and kidney complications. Nowadays, date kernel coffee is produced, and one of its most amazing properties is the treatment of diabetes!
Date seeds act as antiviral agents against various human pathogenic viruses and can be useful in the treatment and prevention of many types of viral infections. One of the most important properties of date kernels is wound healing. Common wounds or purulent wounds are treated with date kernels. For this purpose, they burn the core of the date fruit and after it cools down, they eat it near the wound, which heals the wound.
Date kernels are rich in proanthocyanidin, which actually helps protect the liver and kidney against chemical damage