Of course, this is a fig tree, with the leaves of which Eve and Adam covered their nakedness. And it also gives delicious fruits – figs. In full ripeness, the fruits are from light yellow to sky-purple in color. The Spaniards gloomily joked during the Inquisition that a ripe fig fruit should have a long neck, like a person condemned to be hanged, dressed in a sinner’s purple dress, and after separation from the branch, a widow’s tear (milky juice) should fall from the fig.
Fig tree, or fig, or fig tree. Farmer Burea-Uinsurance.com Aconcagua
Figs have long been valued for their taste and medicinal qualities, and black fruits were used for medical purposes, and white ones for food. Sweet fruits contain iron, calcium, phosphorus, vitamins B, C, and a lot of sugars.
They make compotes, jams, jam, marmalade, wine. Figs are dried, dried. It is a valuable dietary product.
In ancient medicine, figs were used to strengthen strength, stimulate the liver and heart. Avicenna advised people who were weakened after illness to eat figs, but King Solomon, they say, healed boils with the milk juice of the green fruit.
Fig juice is known to help get rid of warts and calluses. Decoction of fruits is recommended to drink to improve complexion, palpitations, bronchial asthma, chest pains. The juice squeezed from the leaves of the plant removes tattoos, treats scabies. Tincture of fig leaves on vodka is drunk for malaria.
In folk medicine, figs are known as a sure remedy for gastritis, chronic constipation, they are eaten to improve the composition of the blood, they are used as an expectorant and diuretic. Decoction of fruits, fig jam – an excellent diaphoretic and antipyretic agent. It is an effective medicine for bronchitis and tracheitis. Fruit syrup is a mild laxative. A decoction of the leaves and roots of the plant is recommended for cystitis, kidney stones, sore throat, cardiovascular diseases.
However, overly sweet fruits are contraindicated for those who are sick with diabetes mellitus, gout, and suffer from acute intestinal diseases.
With angina, stomatitis, hoarseness of the voice: – 1 tbsp. a spoonful of crushed dry fruits is poured with hot water (400 ml) and boiled over low heat for 10 minutes. Then they cool and filter. Drink 0,5 cups 4 times a day or use to rinse the throat and mouth.
When coughing: – 100 g of dry fruits are poured with 2 cups of hot water, boiled over low heat for 15 minutes, insisted for 2-3 hours and filtered. Drink 0,5 cups 2-3 times a day.
For diseases of the kidneys and urinary tract: – 2 tbsp. tablespoons of crushed dry fruits are poured over 200 ml of hot water, boiled for 10 minutes, cooled and filtered. Drink 0,5 cups 3-1 times a day.
With gastritis, constipation: 2 tbsp. tablespoons of crushed dry fruits are poured with a glass of boiling water or milk and drunk during the day.
If you are tormented by boils, you need to knead fresh figs, add a little milk, heat so that you can endure, then wrap the mixture in a cloth, let the milk cool. Apply to boils for 3-4 hours. This remedy draws out pus well.