Ever heard of fig?
It is a plant that belongs to the mulberry family (Moraceae) and its edible. Both it’s fruit and leaf, especially the fresh part of its leaves. Fig is cultivated in warm climates.
It’s high in natural sugars, minerals and soluble fibre. Figs are rich in minerals including potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron and copper and are a good source of antioxidant vitamins A and K that contribute to health and wellness.
The fruit can be eaten green or red. The fresh leaves serves as vegetable, in salads, smoothies or juices.
Potential benefits of fig:
It addresses issues of endocrine, reproductive, respiratory systems, sexual dysfunction, constipation, indigestion, piles, skin health and mostly, helps nourish and keeps the immune system healthy.
PREPARATION: Boil 3 cups of water. Turn of the fire. Use a small handful of the dried herb and add it to the boiled water to steep for at least 30 minutes.