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Effects of Ajwa date seed powder on serum lipids in humans: 90 day clinical trial

Updated: Mar 10, 2021

New 90 day human clinical trial shows Ajwa date seed powder's positive effects on cardio vascular health by examining serum lipids (indicators of cardiovascular health) in humans such as, total cholesterol, low density lipoprotein, triglycerides, and low density lipoprotein levels.


Ajwa seed powder capsules were given to subjects and told to consume daily for 90 days (as a form of treatment) with food. Results showed the group taking ajwa seed powder sufficiently effected the factors which contribute to cardiovascular disease in the human body.

Ajwa seed powder's effect on the serum lipid profile in humans:

Serum lipid profile is measured for cardiovascular health & risk prediction. The test measures selected parameters to indicate the health of a given human related to their cardiovascular health & risk.

In this randomized, double blind, placebo controlled clinical trial, the effects on serum lipids were as follows:

19.4 %, decrease in total cholesterol (TC)

22.5 %, decrease low- density lipoprotein (LDL)

25.78 % decrease in triglycerides (TG)

23.81 % increase in high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels

This indicates that in the group that was given ajwa date seed powder were "significantly better than those of the placebo group".

Journal of Herbal Medicine Study Conclusion:

"Ajwa date seed powder was sufficiently able to lower the total cholesterol (TC), low-density lipoprotein (LDL), and triglyceride (TG) levels and raise high-density lipoprotein (HDL) levels and demonstrated good tolerability in humans. It has been demonstrated that compared to the placebo group, Ajwa date seed powder showed remarkably better results in the intervention group. In conclusion, it can be purported that Ajwa date seed powder may be used as a supplement for the management of hypercholesterolemia in humans".

Hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol)

There are many factors which indicate the health of human body. Clean healthy arteries are amongst the top of that list. Patients of hypercholesterolemia (high cholesterol) struggle with strong and clean blood flow leading to an array of diseases. This study shows that factors which lead to heart disease and cardiovascular complications may be managed with natural plant based methods such as ajwa date seed powder consumed daily.

Get Inspired

With more information on the benefits of ajwa date seed powder coming out, its time to get inspired about your health and natural health products. With no side effects but the possibility of a great addition to your daily nutritional intake, make ajwa seed powder part of your daily routine and notice benefits for yourself !

The date palm, Phoenix dactylifera L., is one of the oldest (5500-3000 BCE) cultivated plants of the Arecaceae family. With many health benefits claimed by those who consume on a regular basis today and throughout history, Ajwa caught the attention of studies and trials like this most recent one published in the Journal of Herbal Medicine by Fahad Jubayer a, *, Shahidullah Kayshar a, Mostafizur Rahaman b of Department of Food Engineering & Technology, Sylhet Agricultural University, Sylhet, Bangladesh & Department of Urology, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

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