(عجوة) is a soft dry variety of date fruit from Saudi Arabia. It is cultivated at the city of Madinah. It is a delightfully soft and fruity date with fine texture.
In the Islamic hadith literature, Ajwa dates are afforded a great position for their health and protective benefits. "Whoever has seven Ajwa dates every morning he will not be harmed on that day by poison or magic." Sahih al-Bukhari nos. (5445) (5768) (5769) (5779). And also, "Ajwa dates are from paradise. Tirmidhee no. (2068). And referring to eating seven Ajwa dates, the Prophet Muhammad (upon him be prayers and salutations), "He will not be harmed by anything until he reaches the evening." Sahih Muslim no. (2047).