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Academic Journal of Agriculture & Life Sciences, 2024, 5(1); doi: 10.25236/AJALS.2024.050106.

Systematic Review of Traditional Herbal Teas Containing Semen Ziziphi Spinosae: Traditional Uses and Modern Evidence


Yaoxu Zhou, Jiating Liang, Chengyong Wang, Rongting Ye

Corresponding Author:
Yaoxu Zhou

Research and Development Department, Dongguan Heyme Biotechnology Co., Dongguan, China


In recent years, the global interest in traditional herbal remedies has surged, with many seeking natural alternatives for managing health issues. This review focuses on a traditional Chinese herbal tea, a blend renowned for its calming and sleep-promoting properties, which comprises a unique combination of Semen Ziziphi Spinosae, lotus seeds, lily, longan, and jujube. These ingredients have been utilized in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries, primarily for their efficacy in calming the mind, enhancing sleep quality, and providing supplementary health benefits such as energy boosting and blood nourishment. The primary aim of this review is to explore the scientific underpinnings of these traditional claims, examining the extent to which current research supports the tea's purported effects. We delve into the pharmacological properties of each component, highlighting studies that have investigated their effects on sleep quality, anxiety reduction, and overall well-being. By bridging the gap between traditional wisdom and scientific validation, this overview aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of the therapeutic potential and unique advantages of this herbal tea, offering insights into its role as a natural remedy in contemporary wellness contexts.


traditional Chinese medicine, herbal tea, longan, lotus seeds, lily, longan, jujube

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Yaoxu Zhou, Jiating Liang, Chengyong Wang, Rongting Ye. Systematic Review of Traditional Herbal Teas Containing Semen Ziziphi Spinosae: Traditional Uses and Modern Evidence. Academic Journal of Agriculture & Life Sciences (2024) Vol. 5 Issue 1: 37-43. https://doi.org/10.25236/AJALS.2024.050106.


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