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15 Figs Health Benefits & Nutrition Facts

Fresh or the dried form, figs are your body’s friends. This fruit contains a lot of benefits for your hair, skin, body, digestive system, sexual organs and what not. It can rather be called the all-in-one fruit with immense health benefits. Now that you know figs are the best fruits, read about the specific benefits it can impart to you:

Figs Health Benefits
  • Chew a few fig plant leaves and you will be able to chase away bad breath. If you don’t let the leaves, consider snacking on the fresh fruit itself.
  • If you have a low sexual drive, soak a handful of dried figs in plain milk the previous night. Eat the soaked figs and follow it up with the milk you used for soaking the figs. This will gradually, but efficiently improve your sexual drive and keep sexual weakness at bay.
  • If you have kidney stones are you worry on it, then help is at hand. You can boil a handful of figs in water and drink the mixture once it has cooled down. Follow this at least for a month and then try scanning your kidney stones. To your surprise, you would notice that they are almost gone!
  • If you want to maintain or enhance your complexion, figs again prove handy. You can grind 4 or 5 fresh figs and apply it as a face mask. Leave this on for 15 minutes and then rinse off with cold water to see glowing, fresh and acne free skin. If you are looking to get rid of acne once and for all, this pack over a month’s time will show miracles on your face.
  • Fig leaves and fruits are best medicines for diabetes. If you have border line diabetes and you want to get rid of it before jumping into medication, then try snacking on a handful of figs daily. Chewing fig plant’s leaves will also prove beneficial. Figs have the capacity to regulate your sugar levels and increase your metabolism too.
  • Figs can do a lot good to your tummy. If you have digestive problems such as indigestion complaints or stomach infection, have figs. You can go for the fresh or dried figs because they contain a lot of dietary fiber and will help smoothen your digestion process. It will also help increase absorption of nutrients and keep you fit and fine.
  • If you have been facing hair loss, use a fig mask along with aloe or honey and you will find that your hair will not only stop falling, but will also shine with health.
  • Figs are rich in calcium and thereby can strengthen your bones and bid goodbye to bone and joint weakness. All you have to do is, have figs daily.
  • If you want to be shedding a few pounds, there’s nothing more effective than eating figs, in their raw or fresh form. As mentioned above, figs contain a lot of fiber and will increase the metabolism of the body; thereby not accumulating fat at all. You will find a solid difference in weight if you keep eating figs daily, over a month’s time.
  • Infections like chicken pox can be chased away in the early stages if you keep eating figs. Your immunity power will be increased and your body will have the strength to chase away infections.
  • If you are suffering from a respiratory tract infection or sore throat, then eat figs along with honey. It will clear your throat and make you feel a lot better.
  • If you want to enhance your vision, eat figs again. With Vitamin A levels on the higher side in figs, it is easy to strengthen your eye muscles and attain an enhanced vision.
  • Figs are good for the skin. It contains Vitamin A, E and K along with potassium and zinc and will make your skin acne and infection free, supple and soft.
  • Figs also contain folic acid and can be handy as a brain food while you are pregnant. Snacking on figs and almonds while pregnant will result in an intelligent and healthy child.

Try these miracles of figs and let us know if you have any personal experiences and positive changes with figs. We would love to hear from you!