Date Palm

18/Description

About

Date palm is a plant. Juice from the dates, the plant's fruit, is sun-dried to a “honey” and taken by mouth as medicine.

People use this date palm juice for coughs and breathing problems.

How it works

There isn't enough information to know how date palm might work.

Effectiveness

Not Proven
Wrinkled skin

Early research suggests that applying a cream containing 5% date palm seed extract around the eyes for 5 weeks reduces the depth and improves the appearance of wrinkles.

Coughs
Breathing problems
Other conditions

Concerns

Likely safe

Dates are LIKELY SAFE for most people when taken in food amounts. But there isn't enough information to know if the larger amounts that are used as medicine are safe or what the possible side effects might be.

18/Warnings

Warnings

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Dates are safe in the amounts commonly found in food, but there's not enough information to know if dates are safe in the larger amounts that are used as medicine. Play it safe and stick to food amounts if you arepregnantorbreast-feeding.Dosing considerations for Date Palm.

Interactions

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The information provided on this page is for reference purposes and is not meant to be used as a medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always consult with a medical professional.