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Fig Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
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Botanical Name
Ficus Carica
Hindi Name
Homeopathic Name
Ficus Carica   -   Mother Tincture

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Fruit, Stems, Leaves

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Fig

Avoid use during Pregnancy, Breast Feeding and Surgery.
It may cause Skin Allergy. Avoid prolonged exposure to the sun. It produces Skin irritation and rashes in sunlight.
Overeating may cause pain in the stomach.
Excessive consumption may cause Calcium Deficiency in the body.

Consuming along with Diabetes medicines may cause Hypoglycemia.
Those suffering from Kidneys and Gallbladder disorders should avoid the intake of Figs.
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Fig is a tree.
It is perennial.
It grows in a tropical, subtropical climate.
It grows up to 9 M.
Best used for Diabetes.

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Fig General

Fig is known as Anjeer in India. It is associated to the Moraceae family.
The Fig is highly nutritious. It contains fiber, dextrose ,enzymes, magnesium, iron, acids, vitamins A and C. Figs are rich in calcium and potassium.
It protects and relieves the irritation of the inflamed mucous membranes. It is helpful in relieving Catarrh of the Nose and the Throat. Fig is useful in relieving the discomfort of Cold, Cough, Inflammation of the trachea and Bronchial infection.
It is a good herbal remedy for Sore Throat. It provides relief from Stress and Pain of vocal cords.
Figs are useful in curing Respiratory Ailments like Whooping Cough and Asthma.
Fig soothes the condition in Hemorrhoids. It is used as a poultices for Boils and small Tumors. The stems and leaves remove warts and corns.
Fig is rich in Potassium, it is beneficial in treating the problem of High Blood Pressure.
It conquers the Eye Problems related to the old age. It enhances to Vision and reduces the risk of Muscular Degeneration.
Fig provides energy and stamina to the body. It is a simple way of treating Sexual Dysfunction. It improves the fertility and acts as a sexual supplement.
The Aphrodisiac property increases the libido and improves sexual performance.
This Calcium rich fruit strengthen the Bones and prevents the occurrence of Osteoporosis. It stimulates the Bone formation and inhibits bone degradation.
It normalizes the bowel functioning and cures Constipation.
It is good choice for an Obese person looking to loose weight. However, when fig is consumed with Milk it helps in increasing the weight.
Fig contains sufficient amount of Pectin that helps in lowering the Cholesterol.
To overcome the problem of Bad Breath chew few Fig leaves.
It is useful in eliminating the Kidney Stones. Make a decoction by boiling 4 to 6 figs in a cup of water and drink it daily for a month.
It is a good herbal remedy in resolving the problem of Acne.

Keywords : Constipation, Inflamed Mucous Membranes, Catarrh, Cold, Cough, Inflammation, Bronchial infection, Sore Throat, Whooping Cough, Asthma, Hemorrhoids, Boils, Tumors, Warts, Corns, High Blood Pressure, Muscular Degeneration, Sexual Dysfunction, Aphrodisiac, Osteoporosis, Obesity, Cholesterol, Bad Breath, Kidney Stones, Acne.
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Figs for Constipation

Soak 2 Figs in water at night. Next morning eat those Figs and drink that water.

Fig for Kidney Stones

Take 2 Figs. Boil in one cup water on low flame for 10 minutes. Drink it twice a day.

Figs ( Anjeer ) for Anemia

Eat 2 figs a day.

Fig ( Anjeer ) as Laxative

Take 3 Figs ( Anjeer ) daily.

Fig ( Anjeer ) for Diabetes

Prepare a decoction of Fig ( Anjeer ) Leaves. Take half glass once a day.

Fumitory ( Papara ) for Skin Diseases

Take dried Fumitory ( Papara ). Grind. Have one teaspoon with lukewarm water once a day.

Fig ( Anjeer ) for Kidney Disease

Mash 2 Fig leaves. Have it with lukewarm water. You may add sugar in it.

Figs ( Anjeer ) for Gastric Catarh

Put few figs in warm water. Boil for 10minutes. Strain. Drink after every meal.

Figs ( Anjeer ) for Warts

Apply the juice of fig stems over the warts. Repeat it two -three times a day.

Figs ( Anjeer ) as Expectorant

Soak 2 figs in water for 8 hours. Eat them in the morning.

Figs ( Anjeer ) for Genital Warts

Apply milky sap obtained from Fig Tree over infected areas.

Figs ( Anjeer ) for Cold

Take 3-4 Figs ( Anjeer ) and boil in a cup of water for 10-15 minutes.
Mash the fruit and strain.
Drink Luke warm.
It soothes the mucous membranes of the respiratory passage.

Figs ( Anjeer ) as an Emollient

Roast the fresh Fig ( Anjeer ) and cut in half.
Apply it as a poultice on the affected area.
It acts as a good Emollient.

Figs ( Anjeer ) for Leprosy, Abscess

Crush the fresh leaves and apply externally for Leprosy, Abscess and Bruises.

Figs ( Anjeer ) for Aging

Figs ( Anjeer ) have very good Rejuvenating properties.
Add it in your daily diet to avoid Aging, Fatigue.

Figs ( Anjeer ) for Sexual Debility

Soak 2-3 Figs ( Anjeer ) in Milk overnight.
Eat the same and drink the Milk next morning.

Figs ( Anjeer ) for Acne

Take 2-3 fresh Figs.
Mash them well and apply on your face.
Leave for 15 minutes and wash off with water.
This helps in treating pimples and Acne.

Figs ( Anjeer ) for Asthma

Take 2-3 dried Figs.
Soak them in One cup of water overnight.
Next morning, drink the water and eat the Figs on an empty stomach.
It is quite helpful in the early symptoms of Asthma.

Figs ( Anjeer ) for Osteoporosis

Figs are packed with calcium. It is good for patitent suffering from Osteoporosis. Have 2-3 figs daily.

Figs ( Anjeer ) for Piles

Take 2 dry Figs (Anjeer) and soak them in water for the whole night. Next morning eat these figs with an empty stomach. Now soak 2 figs in the morning and eat in the evening.
Note : Do not eat anything for next 1 hour after eating figs. Repeat this process for 10 days to get a complete cure from Piles.

Figs ( Anjeer ) for Tonsillitis

Boil 4-5 Figs in a cup of water and mash them in this water to make a thick paste. Apply it externally on your throat. Leave it for 40-45 minutes. Rinse off. It gives relief.

Fig ( Anjeer ) for Leucorrhea

Soak 3 to 4 dried Figs in water over night. Next morning blend them and eat that mixture. It will help in curing Vaginal Discharge and other Vaginal Infections also.
Grind 10 fresh leaves of Fig. Mix 2 teaspoon of Sesame Oil in it. Apply this paste on the stomach below the navel for one hour. Repeat it twice a day.

Fig for Coryza

Steep 4 to 5 Figs in water. Drink that decoction two times in a day. It will help to get rid of Coryza.
Consume half cup of Fig ( Anjeer ) daily.

Fig for Polymenorrhea

Consume 3-5 dried Figs ( Anjeer ) daily.

Fig ( Anjeer ) for Spleen Enlargement

Soak a half kg of Figs in Vinegar for 6 days. Have 2 figs every day. It will help in reducing pain and swelling of the Spleen.

Fig ( Anjeer ) for Indigestion

Consume 5 grams of Figs daily.
It will provide relief from Indigestion.

Fig ( Anjeer ) for Obesity

Daily consumption of Fig help in managing the weight.
Include Figs in your daily diet.

Fig ( Anjeer ) for High Cholesterol

Fig contain sufficient amount of Pectin which help in maintaining Cholesterol levels.
Include Figs in your daily diet.

Fig ( Anjeer ) for Emaciation

Soak 3 Figs in one glass of Milk overnight. The next morning, Consume it.
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Herbal Treatment For High Blood Pressure 1

Soak half cup Black Gram and a Sliced Fig in 2 glasses of water in a mud pot at night. Next morning boil them till the water is reduced to half. Strain. Add half tablespoon powdered Cassia Auriculata seeds and Drink. Use it continuously for 40 days.

Herbal Treatment For Memory Enhancer 1

Take one tablespoon of Fig and one teaspoon Raisins. Boil in one cup of milk. Drink once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Malaria 4

Dip Fig in Vinegar for 2-4 hours. Give it to affected person twice a day.

Herbal Treatment For Gingivitis 2

Take few leaves of Bitter Gourd ( Karela in India ), Ginger ( Adrak in India ) and roots of Fig ( Anjeer in India ). Grind them to make paste. Add 1 tsp Black Pepper ( Kali Mirch in India ) powder with half tsp Salt ( Namak in India ) in it. Strain. Gargle with the liquid left.

Herbal Treatment For Emacitation 1

Take 200 g each of Almonds, Figs and Date Palm. Grind them after removing their seeds. Add 1 tsp of the paste in a glass of warm Milk. Drink once a day.

Herbal Treatment For Tonsilitis 6

Boil 2-3 Figs ( Anjeer ) in some water for 5-7 minutes and mash them. Add some Honey and eat. Do it daily for a couple of days.

Herbal Treatment For Blood Impurity 5

Take 2 Date Palm ( Khajur ), 2 Fig ( Anjeer ) and 5 Raisins ( Kishmish ). Soak in water at night. Next morning, Chew them slowly.

Herbal Treatment For Debility 9

Boil 2-3 Figs ( Anjeer ) in a glass of Milk ( Dudh ) for a few minutes. Drink the milk and eat the soften Figs. Repeat daily.

Herbal Treatment For Debility 10

Soak One dried Fig ( Anjeer ), a few Raisins and 1-2 Almonds ( Badam ) in some water overnight. Next morning eat all these and drink the water.

Herbal Treatment For Leucorrhea 5

Take one Raw Banana ( green banana ) and 2 to 3 Raw Fig. Dry them in sun light. Grind them together and make a fine powder. Take half teaspoon of this powder 2 times in a day. It will tone the female's reproductive organs and will cure Leucorrhea. Take this formula for a week.
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AzHaR Dyer
28 Dec 2015
Its very helpful for me and healthy tip of figs that helps me a lot.
Seema ( Maharashtra )
09 Nov 2016
Time to take fig morning or evening
Josephine ( Victoria, Australia )
10 May 2017
My husband is diabetic and he drinks 1/3 cup of tea made by dry fig leaves every morning can this increase pressure in the his eyes pls? My husband had right eye surgery and lately they noticed that his Left eye got high pressure since he had started drinking this tea made of dry fig leaves. Before he started drinking this fig tea leaves he never had pressure in his eyes. (Also had alot of lasers in his both eyes for a long time).
Parineeta Khurana ( India )
17 May 2017
Figs may cause side effects like allergies, decreased level of sugar, skin irritation and sensitivity to sun. But, I do not think it causes pressure on eyes. Please share if you have noticed other symptoms .
And, if you think your husband is allergic to figs, then he may not take them anymore. For Diabetes, he can take Mistletoe capsules, one everyday for a month or he may take Gudmar herb.
Sahil KCC Kuwait ( Indian )
24 May 2017
Plz explain about fig.likly it will be harmful for triglycride and normal BP. bcoz I listen about its hot.
09 Jun 2017
Fig can be used a cure for high Blood Pressure, along with other herbs. And Figs are known to lower the triglyceride levels. You may consume it. Do you suffer from High Blood Pressure.
Aman Kalra
09 Jun 2017
Sahil. If you soak Figs over night, its potency gets changed to cold, it is no more hot in nature then. So, you may take it for High Blood Pressure.
Ansari naved akhtar ( India/uttar pardesh. )
22 Jun 2017
Actually from 2 days i daily use fig. I soak 2 fig overnight and eat in the next morning with raisins after work out but one thing happen with me on my face have some chikenpox type dot have appear so what are the conclusion about it.
18 Jul 2017
Oh. May be it did not suit you. Please describe the spots in more detail. Is there anything else that you might have noticed?
31 Oct 2017
I think u went to sunlight after eat
Pankaj Kr. Bose ( India )
26 Nov 2017
My triglyceride level is presently 437. Should i intake fig curry? if yes, how?

Mustapha ( Belgium )
31 Dec 2017
Please 30 years old and i weigh 48kg,height 172cm. I eat well but still can't gain weight. I only have access to dried figs,how should i use it and for how long? Thank u
Intkaf mohammed ( India madhya pradesh )
25 Jan 2018
How I eat figs to improve my ejaculation problem ?? I don't want to gain weight so please tell me right way to eat figs and cure my sex problem .
01 Feb 2018
What is the exact problem. You may take Horny Goatweed capsules to improve your ejaculation problem. ALso Saffron is very effective for you
08 Feb 2018
Hi, i am 59 years old.
It seems figs can help in strengthing the erection.
Mine is below 40% already.
Will consuming dried figs get me a stronger erection..
12 Feb 2018
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