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Information about the fig tree

 Information about the fig tree

 FIG tree

The fig tree is one of the most seasonal cultivated trees in Western Asia and the Middle East, reaching several meters in height and producing black or yellow-green fruits. It is able to withstand drought and salt, and most types of soil are suitable for growing this tree, but the best is yellow loamy soil, and calcareous soil is ideal for producing the best types of dry figs, and it is considered one of the species.

Fruit figs

The fig fruit is one of the fruits mentioned in the Qur’an to show great benefits for the health of the body, and there are several types and varieties: the black Genoese fig, from the Adriatic, the fig, the brown fig and Kadota fig. Below is a detailed description of the original home of this fruit and its most prominent health benefits.

The original home of the fig

Palestine is the original home of this fruit and it is also found in Lebanon, Syria and Persia. The fig fruit has an ancient value and place, as seen by the Phoenicians in most of the land and sea ways, as well as in the ancient inscriptions, shapes and statues found in Syria. The fig fruit is considered one of the most famous foods among the Greeks because it was used in abundance in the daily dining table of Spartans, and the authorities at that time had banned the export of high-quality figs abroad, and figs entered from Europe to Italy.

Fig fruit benefits

  1. Consistently eat figs, chew their leaves, and gargle them to get rid of bad breath and sores.
  2. Boil 6 fruits in a glass of water and drink it daily for a month to promote kidney health and crush the accumulated stones.
  3. Removes acne, delays the appearance of wrinkles and signs of aging, increases hydration, maintains healthy skin and enhances its freshness. This is because it is rich in various vitamins such as vitamins A and B.
  4. Regulates blood sugar levels because it contains a certain percentage of potassium, which limits the rise of insulin.
  5. Calcium-rich promotes bone health.
  6. Treating various skin infections such as smallpox, especially in its early stages.
  7. Treatment of respiratory problems such as sore throat and bronchial analgesia.
  8. It contains a lot of dietary fiber to maintain an ideal weight, but it contains a lot of sugar, so it is recommended to eat it in moderation.
  9. Treating digestive disorders such as constipation and strengthening the stomach wall.
  10. It supplements vitamins to prevent hair loss, strengthens hair follicles, moisturizes the scalp, and contains antioxidants to protect hair from a variety of infections and keep it healthy.
  11. Contains phosphorous, magnesium and potassium to promote cardiovascular health.
  12. Erectile dysfunction treatment.

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