Energetics: Sweet, astringent/cold/sweet VPK+ Dry V+
Action: Nutritive, demulcent, laxative, antibacterial, aperient, emollient
Indications: Urinary tract and gall bladder stones, liver, kidneys, chronic cough, increase weight, destroys roundworms, hemorrhoids, cancer, diges- tive disorders, high in fiber. Figs are a good source of iron and an excellent blood builder. Taken in the morning with a pinch of pippalí, help asthma. Chewing figs strengthens teeth, tongue, and gums. Research indicates figs shrink cancerous tumors.
More calcium than milk, more potassium than bananas.