“Ayurveda recommends Anjeer/Dried Figs for constipation and piles, detoxification and blood purification. It is a miracle formula for building stamina if taken with Milk.The main properties of Anjeer/Figs are diuretic, laxative, expectorant and highly nutritive.”
Anjeer/Dried Figs is a powerful source of iron, calcium and copper, with a moderate presence of zinc. All Anjeer fruits contain vitamin A and vitamin C, along with vitamin B complex and vitamin D. However, nearly 30% of vitamin A is lost if the fruits become dry.
Figs also known as Anjeer in India, belong to Mulberry family. Texts of Ayurveda refer to this fruit as FALGU or RAJAOUDUMBARA.
FIGS FOR CONSTIPATION AND PILES
Ayurveda recommends anjeer in constipation and piles. The softening and mildly laxative properties of these fruits help to empty bowels without any trouble. Figs are rich in fiber and they also act as mild laxative. They increase the bulk of fecal matter and soften it. These properties are of great help for persons suffering from constipation and piles. Regular consumption of figs aids in passing the stools easily without any difficulties.
LOWERS CHOLESTEROL AND PROTECTS HEART
Figs contain soluble fiber called pectin. These fibers mop up the cholesterol globules and expel them out of body. Thus figs are very helpful in reducing cholesterol. Dried figs contain fatty acids like Omega-3 and Omega -6. These reduce the risk of coronary heart diseases.
HELPS IN DETOXIFICATION AND BLOOD PURIFICATION
These fruits stimulate the liver and expel the accumulated toxins thus helping in liver detox. They purify the blood and increase the hemoglobin level. Figs are also recommended to people who have iron deficiency.
FIGS IS YOUR NATURAL DAILY VITAMIN
If you consume one or two dry Anjeer fruits every day, it builds body resistance and provides you your daily vitamin requirements in a natural manner. Figs are rich in Vitamins A, B1 and B2, manganese and potassium, magnesium, copper, iron, and phosphorus. The high level of potassium and low level of sodium gives relief to people with hypertension.
Good source of calcium: High calcium levels present in figs promote bone health.
FIGS ACT AS A NATURAL CLEANSER
Figs are a natural cleanser. They remove toxins and cleanse your kidneys of toxic waste. Clears obstructions in the liver, gallbladder and relieves inflammation in the kidney and bladder.
FIGS HELP IN WEIGHT LOSS
The high amount of calcium, iron and potassium present in it along with the high amount of fiber and low fat makes it a healthy food to include in your diet. Figs are a good source of soluble fiber which helps in keeping you full for longer periods of time and relieves constipation. But figs have a medium glycemic index which makes the blood sugar levels rise in the body which may not be helpful for people on weight loss and people suffering from type 2 diabetes if not eaten in moderation. Generally it should not be taken more than 2 and should be taken as evening snack with tea or early morning empty stomach.
FIGS WITH MILK IS A MIRACLE FORMULA FOR STAMINA BUILDING AND SEXUAL HEALTH
Eating fig raw can do wonders to your sexual health and stamina but cooking it with milk will increase its powers multi-folds. This milk should be taken before sleep. Drinking this milk for a month will make you perform better. You will witness better erections and also longer lasting ejaculations.