Ajwa dates (عجوة) is a soft dry variety of Date fruit from Saudi Arabia. It is cultivated at Madina Tayyiba. A delightful, soft and fruity date with fine texture.
Ajwa Dates are mentioned in the Ahaadeeth and have many benefits:
The Messenger (Sallallaahu Álayhi Wasallam) said, “Whoever has seven Ajwa dates every morning he will not be harmed on that day by poison or magic.” Sahih al-Bukhari
The Messenger (Sallallaahu Álayhi Wasallam) said, “Ajwa dates are from paradise and they are healing for possession.” Sunan Ibn Majah, Tirmidhee.
Referring to eating seven Ajwa dates, the Messenger (Sallallaahu Álayhi Wasallam) said, “He will not be harmed by anything until he reaches the evening.” Saheeh Muslim
A’isha reported Allah’s Messenger (may peace be upon him) as saying: “The Ajwa dates of Aliya contain heating effects and these are antidote in the early morning.” Sahih Muslim.