Figs in olive oil are a recipe that originates from the coastal areas, it’s an amazing natural & safe remedy for lots of health conditions, including:
asthma and bronchitis
and even infertility. Some women say that this natural remedy helped get pregnant.
Reasons to use figs
Figs are one of the highest plant sources of calcium which is an excellent alternative for the therapeutic treatment of people who are allergic to dairy products.
Fig fruit is rich in dietary fiber, because of this, they may have a laxative effect. And they’re effective in promoting weight loss too.
Figs are a great source of potassium, which helps to regulate blood pressure and other important bodily functions. Omega 3 and Omega 6 they contain help to maintain blood pressure and coronary heart attacks as well.
Dried figs are at the top of the dried fruit list for phenol antioxidant levels. One study found that eating just two medium dried figs caused a significant increase in antioxidant activity in the body.
Figs are alkaline producing, helping the body achieve and maintain a disease-free healthy life.
Fig is an effective remedy to increase sexual weakness. Soak 4-5 figs in milk overnight and eat in the morning to overcome weakness.
Figs have anti-aging properties, and they are especially good for treating acne. Apply mashed fresh figs all over your face and let it dry for 20 minutes, rinse with warm water.
According to a study, figs are able to cure kidney stones. Boil 6 figs in a cup of water. Consume this daily up to a month to remove kidney stones.
It’s well known that fig leaves can be consumed for anti-diabetic properties, they lower the amount of insulin required by diabetics.
You can relieve constipation by consuming 2-3 soaked dried figs with a tablespoon of honey, keep using this for a month every morning.
Tryptophan in figs helps you get a good sleep and helps get rid of sleep disorders such as insomnia.
Figs contain a good amount of Vitamin C which helps to lighten and even out the skin tone. They are also loaded with anti-oxidants that gives you healthy and glowing skin.
Figs are high in vitamin B6, which has long been thought to be beneficial in treating morning sickness.
Is rich in fatty acids which makes it an excellent moisturizer. Olive oil is also high in monounsaturated fatty acids. Combined with its antioxidant properties, olives protect against heart disease by controlling bad cholesterol levels and raising HDL, the good cholesterol levels.
Moreover, olives are good for the stomach. It has a beneficial effect on ulcers and gastritis. Moreover, it increases the secretion of bile and pancreatic hormones much more than that done by prescribed drugs. Therefore, it lowers the changed of gallstone formation.
Apart from heart disease, olives are also known to reduce the instance of colon cancer. There are studies that show that rats that are fed with diets supplemented with olive oil had a lower risk of colon cancer than others. Olives and olive oil are said to be effective in reducing the frequency and/or intensity of hot flashes in women, who are going through menopause.
Regular consumption of olive oil has been associated with the decrease in systolic (maximum) as well as diastolic (minimum) blood pressure. Those who consume olives or olive oil are at a lesser risk of suffering from diabetes at later stages in life. Good quality olives and olive oil contain a natural chemical that also acts like a painkiller.
Recipe for dried figs in olive oil
40 pieces high quality dried figs
Put the dried figs in a jar and then pour olive oil to the top of the jar.
Close it and keep for 40 days, during these days the figs will absorb a lot of olive oil.
Eat one fig before every meal.
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