Figs - a well-known fruit of the fig tree fig tree.The healing properties of figs can not be underestimated.The inhabitants of the Caucasus and southern Russia known as the little purple figs pear-shaped fruit with delicate cream flesh, and all others like dried figs - honey with crisp flesh.By the way, if you buy fresh figs in the supermarket, you're likely to be disappointed, enjoy this fragrant figs possible only in the south.
Figs - a symbol of fertility and longevity.The fig tree can produce fruit up to 200 years.Fig tasty and healthy, used in cooking, nutrition and cosmetology. If you are tired and feel bad - eat figs, sweet berries will return the courage and the energy , at least so say the soldiers of Alexander the Great.
What Constitutes figs?
both fresh and dried figs contains fructose and other sugars, acetic, citric and malic acids, saturated fatty acids, vitamins A, C, B, and trace elements.
Useful properties of figs
Useful properties of dried figs are identical to the bene
- has diuretic and diaphoretic action;
- Restores the body after poisoning as normalizes the gastrointestinal tract and improves liver and kidney;
- paste of figs heals wounds;
- Treats cough, reduces inflammation in the throat;
- Lowers temperature;
- lower cholesterol;
- Treats anemia, so during menstruation should lean on figs;
- have preventive and therapeutic effects in cardiovascular diseases;
- Treats constipation;
- Helps to get rid of calluses when used topically.
is best medicinal properties of figs appear when combined with milk.
Figs: useful properties during pregnancy
figs have a laxative effect, so the pregnancy can eat 2 - 3 figs fruit before meals on an empty stomach.Dried fruits of figs during pregnancy is best not to get involved, even as a useful product can lead to weight gain.
To contraindicated figs:
- In acute diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.
Useful properties of figs in medicine, recipes
Bronchitis good treats figs boiled in milk for 10 minutes.25 c.figs taken a glass of milk.Need to drink the cooled infusion three times a day.Remains of a mixture of milk with figs can be used for cosmetic purposes - to wipe the face, use a hair mask.
help restore the voice of the broth 2 cups of milk and 6 berries figs.Boil figs milk need to as long as two cups will be one.To restore the voice you should drink 60 ml of broth to 4 times a day.
There are two amazing recipes use figs in cosmetology.Zola figs mixed with oil paint can gray hair .This, of course, not talking about the ash of dried fruits. Zola figs mixed with glycerin can whiten and strengthen teeth.
How to dry figs?
Brew fresh or dried figs.It is best to dry figs whose white flesh and golden skin.Small dried figs in the sun for 4 days the tip up.Delicious berries contain up to 900 seeds.Because of dried figs make ash useful for cosmetic procedures.Fresh figs are not stored for a long time, this is due to the inability to transport the delicious and fragrant figs, so it has to be dried.
Despite its beneficial properties, caloric figs 257 kcal , so they should not get carried away, especially to build around figs diet diet.Only if you sit on a diet and you want sweet, eat a berry fig.You can add dried fig in muesli.However, southerners can arrange fasting days on fresh figs.
Eat fresh figs, dried figs, figs ash use in cosmetics, especially if this fabulous fruit growing in your garden and be healthy.