It is a delicious fruit that belongs to the Buckthorn and Rhamnaceae family and is also referred to as Ziziphus. Jujube contains a slew of impressive nutrients, vitamins and minerals, all of which are required for health growth and development. It is largely produced by the China and is native to Southern Asia. Plus it was used to create herbal medication in ancient times.
Jujube is mostly consumed as dry candy, but you can eat it whole or juice it. However, dried jujube is used for medicinal purposes.
In China, jujubes are processed to make wine, which is called hongzaojiu. They use baijiu (Chinese liquor) to preserve jujubes by storing them in a jar. This product maintains its flavor for a long period of time, particularly in winter. Preserved jujubes are called jiuzao.