Fig is an ancient fruit.
An explosion of flavor and texture, figs have been around for quite sometime acting. The fruit acts a natural sweetener in culinary, and an organic medication in traditional medicine. Interestingly, it also has a symbolic role in religious beliefs even deemed to be “the Forbidden Fruit,” and Adam and Eve’s choice of clothing. This is likewise a representation of prosperity and peace in other beliefs.
Fig is an ancient fruit. An explosion of flavor and texture, figs have been around for quite sometime acting. The fruit acts a natural sweetener in culinary, and an organic medication in traditional medicine. Interestingly, it also has a symbolic role in religious beliefs even deemed to be “the Forbidden Fruit,” and Adam and Eve’s choice of clothing. This is likewise a representation of prosperity and peace in other beliefs.
Figs have soft inner flesh, a chewy outer skin, and crunchy seeds, making it an interesting part of the diet for people from around the world. The fruit is said to originate in Asia and Egypt finding its way to Europe and America. You can eat almost every part of it, either fresh, raw or other exquisite preparations.
The call for processed easy-to-cook entrees and dinner take-out is just too strong sometimes. We can’t help but give in to temptation leaving us in sodium high.
The next time we think of getting the seductive chips into our shopping cart, we can opt for a healthier option of homemade fig chips. An even better solution is to skip the chips and eat the fruit raw. Fig is a potassium-rich fruit that combats the destructive effect of salt. In effect, a good consumption of fig can help regulate our blood pressure for a healthier heart and kidney.
We know the importance of eating right to make our weight loss more effective. So, one of the sublime reasons to add fig to our daily diet is its capacity to chop off the extra weight.
Fig is a good source of fiber, which is carbohydrate that is a good food for the gut bacteria. This fruit keeps our tummy full for a couple of hours helping us take control of what we eat. At the same time, it causes bowel movement through flourished gut bacteria, keeping a cleaner digestive tract.
When we’ve tried different face masks and creams yet nothing is working, fig may be the answer to our skin care dilemma.
Figs have vitamins and minerals that revive skin health through gentle exfoliation and hydration. It contains a good amount of water suitable for hydrating our skin and helps clear out the dead skin cells. Applying it topically like an all-natural face mask makes it more potent in minimizing pore openings and preventing skin breakout. Did I mention that figs are fiber-filled? Yes! It flushes out bodily toxins that cause our skin to look dull and dry.
Figs blessed us with another beauty regimen— smooth and healthy hair. At times, we become too engrossed with our weight and face that we forget the difference our hair can make to our overall look.
The minerals and vitamins like Vitamin A, E, and magnesium in the fig create a very good condition for cleaner scalp and stronger hair. A touch of fig oil will give new life to those locks! You’ll also love that that it eliminates the gray hair with copper enzyme making the crowning glory a beautiful lush of its original color.
For a fruit that has been around for centuries, history chronicles that figs possess powerful qualities to nurse sexual dysfunction. If this doesn’t get you into the fig wagon, I don’t know what will!
Today, you can find figs as ingredients in dietary and health supplements like Revicore’s Privita, geared toward enhancing menstrual cycles and hormone production. Our hormone levels are critically balanced that any slight disruptions may cause serious implications for our health. Figs add to providing support for balanced estrogen levels that keep our reproductive system healthy. A mixture of the fruit with other gentle and natural ingredients benefit both men and women by improving problematic menstrual flow and testosterone conversion.