Fruit is first mentioned in legends in the Egyptian papyri, Dating from 2700 BC, as a fruit which is vital. A fan of figs Socrates believed that in the human body sweet fiber attracts useful elements and repels harmful.
And the physician Galen developed on the basis of the Paradise fruit a special diet for athletes, the Olympians. In his opinion, this is one of the best sources of energy, able to quickly restore strength, eliminate fatigue and overload.
The wonderful figs
Perhaps the most important useful feature of figs is that it contains a lot of pectin – soluble fiber. When fiber pectin pass through the digestive system, they seems to sweep the whole cholesterol from your body. For this reason, the Fig are very useful for diabetics. In General, the American Diabetes Association recommends eating as many figs with diabetes as you want, because this fruit helps to reduce the amount of insulin in the blood, which is included in virtually all injections from diabetes. Also due to the high content of potassium in figs that helps to control blood sugar levels they are also very useful. Fig leaves have antidiabetic properties.
Fresh and dried figs contain phenol and fatty acids omega-3 and omega-6, which reduce the risk of coronary heart disease. The presence of certain fiber in figs helps to excrete substances that cause the formation of cancer – specifically figs are particularly useful for the prevention of colon cancer. In addition, figs are effective for the prevention of breast cancer, which is important for women of the twenty-first century.
About the benefits of Fig leaves
Useful properties of figs are not limited only to fruit. In 2016, the study determined that focusin — extract from the leaves of the Fig — increases insulin sensitivity and has other antidiabetic properties. And in 2003, scientists concluded that the extract of the figs can contribute to the treatment of diabetes, normalizing the levels of fatty acids in the blood and vitamin E.
Figs for beauty
By the way, raw figs you can use to create a nourishing, antioxidant-rich face mask. Just RUB the figs and apply to face in circular motions. Add 1 tablespoon of yoghurt for extra moisture. Leave the mask for 10 -15 minutes and rinse thoroughly with warm water.
Figs – for love
Figs – extremely effective remedy for sexual weakness. Enough to soak 2-3 figs in a glass of milk, leave overnight and in the morning to drink milk and eat figs – amount of sexual energy will increase significantly. So figs are especially beneficial to men, both for adult men and young men.