Health And Nurtition

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Qur’anic References

Surah At Teen:
By the fig, and the olive, And [by] Mount Sinai, And by this city of security (Makkah). (95:1-3)

Al Mu’minun:
And [We brought forth] a tree issuing from Mount Sinai which produces oil and food for those who eat. (23:20)

Allah swears by the fig and the olive, showing the importance of these two fruits.

Benefits:

Fig juice is good for weight gain, throat infection, coughs and weakness of the chest, the kidney and the bladder. Figs are good for the liver, and those who have liver problems. Figs are considered one of the most important fruits for women who are pregnant or are breastfeeding. They can also relieve constipation, mood swings, blood problems and anaemia.

Alternative uses:

Try mixing some milk, aniseed and honey, as a drink.
Dry figs – these have to be rehydrated first. Try mixing with grape juice and as a digestive tool to decrease heaviness after eating.

 

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