In India fig is known as anjeer. This is a fruit which is native to the Asian and Mediterranean regions. The fig juice is very beneficial for our health. You can drink fig juice and enjoy in its benefits. This fruit was a part of the ancient Greek and Roman diets. It can increase the strength and swiftness because it is rich in nutrients. It is rich in water, fiber and minerals, such as manganese, potassium and calcium. When you drink fig juice, then this is one of the best ways to get the benefits of this fruit. The fig juice is rich in potassium and calcium which is very beneficial for women because it can boost the bone density and this can reduce their intake of dairy products to obtain the needed calcium. Also the fig is a perfect low fat and less cholesterol substitute for dairy products. Also it can increase the strength and stamina which is a reason why it is often part of athlete’s diet. There are not known side effects of fig juice and it can be given to children. You can easily find this juice in markets. Also you can make your own fig juice with the help of a juicer. Here are some health benefits of fig juice:
Contributes to collagen formation
This juice has calcium which can contribute to the collagen formation which makes up your hair and skin.
Contributes to hair growth
It is known that the magnesium is a mineral which could lead to hair growth. The fig juice can be taken to increase the intake of magnesium.
Prevents signs of aging
Fig juice has Vitamin C. This vitamin is acting as antioxidant which will fight against free radicals that can damage your skin. Also it will prevent the signs of aging. You can drink juice to get this benefit.
Heals sores, warts, acne and pimples
The fig juice has good healing properties and it can help to heal skin sores and warts. You should apply the juice of mashed fresh figs on your face for ten to fifteen minutes because it is effective home remedy for treating acne and pimples.
Prevents macular degeneration
This juice can help to prevent the macular degeneration which is age induced weakness of vision.
Good substitute for the breast milk
It is known fact that the freshly squeezed gif juice has similar composition to the breast milk and also it can double the size of the infant in a period of 6 months. This is very beneficial for people who suffer from HIV/AIDS and who cannot breastfeed their babies. Also the fig juice is an effective alternative for babies who are allergic to substances such as soy and whey that are contained in the infant formulas.
Heals bronchial infection
This juice is effective in clearing bronchial infections because it soothes the mucous membranes in the throat and it can help to reduce the irritation.
Helps in burning excess calories
The fig juice can help in the weight loss because it has high fiber content. When you drink fig juice as a part of your weight loss diet, then it can help to cut down the unnecessary calories but at the same time it will provide the body with the required nutrition. In many countries, the extract of figs is used instead of sugar in desserts that are meant for diabetes.
Natural body builder
Fig juice is rich in carbohydrates and natural sugars which is a reason why it is acting as a natural body builder. When you drink fig juice, then it can boost your vitality which will enable you to exercise more and to burn off extra calories. In one serving of fig juice, there are around 250 kcals of energy and 3 grams of protein. Fig juice has high amounts of glucose which can fuel muscles in course of the workout whereas the protein is a muscle building and body building nutrient. Also the fig juice can be very effective substitute for artificially made muscle building power drinks for athletes and body builders.
Fights bladder stones
One of the causes for bladder stone is the accumulation of mineral deposit in the bladder. Fig juice has high amounts of nutrients and minerals and on the other hand, it is low in sodium and calories. It can be very effective home remedy in the fight against bladder stones.