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Amazing Uses and Benefits of Common Figs

Priyanka Menon
Priyanka Menon
Dried Figs
Dried Figs

Figs are a fruit with many health benefits. Figs contain the same amount of nutrients as breast milk. Ripe figs and dried figs are equally healthy for the body. Figs are high in fiber and are rich in calcium, potassium, magnesium and vitamins A and K. It also contains phenol, omega 3, and omega 6. It is believed to be native to Asia.

The scientific name of common fig is Ficus carica. Pregnant women and growing children can increase their iron intake by consuming it. Due to its high fiber content, its use eliminates the risk of breast cancer in women. The pectin found in figs helps in cholesterol control.

Health benefits of figs

Tea made from leaves of fig plant helps in respiratory problems. There are many people in our country who eat dried figs daily. Figs have a very special ability to improve the digestive process and boost the immune system. Eating figs every morning is good for eliminating excess body fat and weight loss.

Figs, which are a storehouse of antioxidants, are also good for heart health. Eating figs increases the level of haemoglobin in the blood and eliminates fatigue in the body. Figs contain calcium which helps in improving bone and tooth health. Its leaves are dried and eaten with honey to soothe bile.

Fig milk mixed with honey is good for reducing diabetes. Boiled water with fig peel is one of the healthiest for the body. Figs can be dried and stored for up to a year. Be sure to eat at least one small piece of nutritious fig every day it will keep you healthy.

Conclusion

Figs are a fruit with many health benefits. Figs contain the same amount of nutrients as breast milk. Ripe figs and dried figs are equally healthy for the body. Figs are high in fiber and are rich in calcium, potassium, magnesium, and vitamins A and K. It also contains phenol, omega 3 and omega 6. It is believed to be native to Asia.

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