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Ramadan 2016


Fig is the fruit of the Ficus tree; it has a unique, sweet taste, soft and chewy texture. Fresh figs are highly delicate, but quite nourishing, having many
healing and health benefits.

Figs are helpful for asthma, bronchitis, constipation, diabetes, piles, heart
disease, lowering cholesterol, anaemia and high blood pressure. They are high in vitamins A, B, C, potassium, dietary fibre, magnesium and high in calcium so they help develop strong bones (making it an excellent source of calcium for those who are lactose intolerant).

There is a reference to the Fig in the first verse of Surah at-Tin and our Beloved Prophet (S.A.W) is reported to have said, "If you say that any fruit has come from Paradise, then you must mention the Fig, for indeed it is the fruit of Paradise. So eat of it, for it is a cure for piles and helps gout."

The Hadith specifies the high regard for this fruit, and also its medical benefits. Scientist have done research that shows many beneficial properties derived from this fruit, some are mentioned below.

The Fig contains a proteolysis enzyme that is considered an aid to digestion and is used in the pharmaceutical industry. Due to its high alkalinity it has been considered to be beneficial to people who wish to quit smoking.

It can dissolve and expel kidney and urinary bladder stones. It also can help patients suffering from kidney failure and patients who have had a kidney transplant. The consumption of Fig can clear the obstruction of liver and gall- bladder and relieves inflammations of kidney and urinary bladder.

It is a good nourishing tonic and provides protection against the effects of toxins. It is useful against Pharyngitis (inflammation at the back of the throat), chest congestion, bronchitis, and also for liver and spleen ailments.
There are many benefits of Fig as mentioned in Holy Quran and AHadith, So in order to gain health benefits we should have more Fig in our diet.

Muslims can benefit from the Fig’s high capabilities by eating it as mentioned in the Hadith of our Beloved Prophet (S.A.W). The benefits of this fruit has been highlighted and it should be adapted in our diets.