The ripe fruits of the fig tree are extremely tasty and healthy, but they are very tender and practically not transportable. To export fresh figs to other countries, the fruits are removed from the tree with slightly immature, and because of this their properties are not so strong. The whole range of beneficial properties of figs is entirely preserved in ripe dried fruits. Dried figs - an excellent food product, it is transportable, long stored, it can be purchased at any time of the year. And the benefits that dried figs bring to the body are difficult to overestimate.
The spectrum of beneficial properties of figs is quite wide, this dried fruit has a beneficial effect on intestinal motility, cleanses the body of toxins and toxins, relieves constipation. Pectins contained in the fruit, promote healing and restoration of connective tissue and articular cartilage. The high content of antioxidant substances allows you to clear the blood of dense cholesterol plaques, clear small vessels and capillaries, make them more elastic and less permeable.
Mineral salts of iron, potassium and magnesium contribute to the normalization of hematopoiesis, that is, the use of dried figs will help increase hemoglobin levels, improve blood quality, and eliminate anemia. All this indirectly affects the work of the heart and contributes to the improvement of cardiac activity. When using dried figs, the heart rhythm is normalized, tachycardia disappears, blood pressure decreases.
Dried figs, boiled in milk - an excellent cough remedy, it is used in many respiratory diseases, accompanied by cough: whooping cough, sore throat, bronchitis, pneumonia. Also, this decoction is used as a diaphoretic and antipyretic agent for these diseases. Other popular cough recipes can also help get rid of cough.
The high content of vitamins B in dried figs explains the use of this food for the nervous system, after eating this dried fruit, the mood improves, the nervous activity is normalized, the efficiency and mental activity increase.