Figs with olive oil is a typical recipe for mediteranian areas. This natural remedy is used by the people in this areas for a long time. It is very useful in fight against bacteria in the digestive organs and against infertility.
Figs are very appreciated juicy fruit with very interesting texture. It is in the fruits that contain a large amount of sugar, Some people love them, and some don’t.
A lot of people keep them as ornamental plant in their gardens because they have characteristic exotic leaves that smell very nice. The fig tree is native in the warm areas around the seas, but it also can be grown in the continental areas but it is delicate at low temperatures.
Figs are rich in calcium, potassium, zinc and iron. They also contain beta-carotene and vitamins C, A, E and K. Due to a high containment of sugar figs are high calorie fruit. dried figs contain a lot more sugar than fresh so be careful with them.
Figs improves digestion, helps with hemorrhoids, and contribute to the regulation of cholesterol level. The fig tree has a mild laxative effect.Figs contain calcium and can easily replace diary products for people that have lactose intolerance. They are also considered as an aphrodisiac.
So to prepare figs in olive oil you will need about 40 high quality dried figs, a jar and quality extra virgin olive oil. Put the figs in the jar and pour olive oil to the top of the jar. Close it and let it stay for about six weeks. During that time dried figs will absorb a lot of olive oil. After the period of six weeks they are ready to use. Eat one to three figs before each meal. You may not like the taste but keep in mind that is very beneficial for your health.
This old natural recipe that comes from the mediteranean can help you with stomach problems, hemorrhoids, constipation, high cholesterol kevel, infertility, anemia, asthma and bronchitis.