Herbal Pharm & Burkaz Figs
Product Code: Dried Fig - 500g
Benefits of Dried Figs
Dried ﬁgs consumed at the prevention of gastrointestinal infections provide relief for digestion. Dried ﬁgs contain 30% of magnesium, 20% of phosphorus, 5% of vitamin B1 and 4% of vitamin B2, and the intestines must work as it should be. Figs are rich in minerals including potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron and copper and a good source of antioxidant Vitamins A and K that contribute to health and wellness.
Weight management – Reduces weight or when consumed with milk helps gain weight
Respiratory – Fig leaves prevent and reduce symptoms of asthmatic patients
Relieve Throat Pain - The high mucilage content in figs helps heal and protect sore throats. The soothing nature of these fruits and their natural juices can relieve pain and stress on the vocal cords as well.
Vision – Help to prevents vision loss caused by macular degeneration
Cancer – help to reduces the risk of colon cancer
Digestion – Help to prevents constipation and eliminates diarrhea
Calcium – Avoids urinary calcium loss and strengthens bones
Diabetes – Rich in potassium, regulates sugar absorption in diabetics
Heart – Lowers cholesterol, risk of coronary heart diseases and prevents hypertension
Sexual Health – Helps to correct sexual dysfunction
Healthy Skin - Eating figs can contribute to healthy skin, and fig can also be used topically. It's laxative effects not only help with weight loss but can also clear the system of toxins which may cause acne. It has an anti-inflammatory effect and can be used on the skin in lotions and scrubs to reduce inflammation and redness of the skin.
Healthy Hair - The nutrients and calcium in figs also support hair health and promotes faster hair growth.
Is Eating Figs safe during pregnancy? Most of the pregnant women even today continue to worry to know if they have been eating something really healthy or not. When it comes to pregnancy, doctors always recommend concentrating on a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, and proteins. Figs are fruits that are rich in Vitamin B1, B2 and A as well as contain a good amount of minerals like magnesium, iron, calcium, potassium, and sodium. So, it is healthy to have figs during pregnancy.
How do you know when Figs are bad? To tell the Figs are bad, the best test is the aroma. An old or overripe Fig will have a sour fermented smell. Placing Figs near other fruits and vegetables will cause the others to deteriorate more rapidly because Figs, like several other fruits, produce ethylene gas.
Do dry Figs expire?*Freezing is an indefinite form of storage and dried fruit if properly sealed, can last for many years. Of course, dried fruit lasts for a shorter period of time if it is not stored properly. But remember that dried fruit, like some other fruits, usually has a best by date and not a use by date or expiration date.
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