Safawi dates are a special variety of dates mainly grown in Saudi Arabia in the Al-Madina region. Safawi dates are a soft, semi-dried date variety; characteristically identified by their particular deep black color, their length and medium size. They share similarities with Ajwa dates such as taste.
These types of dates also have healing properties attributed to them and contain a high number of minerals. Its is reported that if there dates are consumed on an empty stomach, they can kill any stomach worms.