Wild Jujube

Reviewed on 9/17/2021

What Is Wild Jujube Used For and How Does it Work?

Wild jujube suggested uses include insomnia, sweating, and terror palpitations.

Wild jujube is available under the following different brand names: Chinese jujube, jujube, semen zizyphi spinosae, suan zao ren, and zizyphus.

What Are the Dosages of Wild Jujube?

Dosages of Wild Jujube:

  • See package label

Dosage Considerations – Should be Given as Follows:

Suggested Dosing

  • Seed extract: 10-18 g decocted in water orally once daily

QUESTION

What is insomnia? See Answer

What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Wild Jujube?

  • Wild jujube is generally considered safe with few side effects.

This document does not contain all possible side effects and others may occur. Check with your physician for additional information about side effects.

What Other Drugs Interact with Wild Jujube?

If your doctor has directed you to use this medication, your doctor or pharmacist may already be aware of any possible drug interactions and may be monitoring you for them. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicine before checking with your doctor, health care provider, or pharmacist first.

  • Wild jujube has no listed severe interactions with other drugs.
  • Wild jujube has no listed serious interactions with other drugs.
  • Wild jujube has no listed moderate interactions with other drugs.
  • Wild jujube has no listed mild interactions with other drugs.

What Are Warnings and Precautions for Wild Jujube?

Warnings

  • This medication contains wild jujube. Do not take Chinese jujube, jujube, semen zizyphi spinosae, suan zao ren, or zizyphus if you are allergic to wild jujube or any ingredients contained in this drug.

Contraindications

  • Hypersensitivity to the active substance or any of the inactive ingredients: polydextrose, macrogol, poloxamer, mannitol, crospovidone, hydroxyethylcellulose, artificial vanilla flavor (maltodextrin, artificial flavors, and propylene glycol), silica - colloidal anhydrous, and magnesium stearate
  • Concomitant use of intravenous aminoglycosides

Effects of Drug Abuse

  • N/A

Short-Term Effects

  • See "What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Wild Jujube?"

Long-Term Effects

  • See "What Are Side Effects Associated with Using Wild Jujube?"

Cautions

  • N/A

Pregnancy and Lactation

  • There is no information available regarding the use of wild jujube during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. Consult your doctor.
References
https://reference.medscape.com/drug/chinese-jujube-jujube-wild-jujube-344620

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