Olive oil and figs is a great combo for treating:
- Intestinal diseases
- High cholesterol
Figs can also be soaked in olive oil, which is a very good remedy for treating stomach bacteria and stomach ulcers.
- 40 dry figs
- 1 liter of olive oil
Put the figs in a glass jar and pour the olive oil over them. Let the jar sit for 40 days. After that, you should eat 1 fig before each meal, until you run out of figs.
This recipe is safe and soothes symptoms until they are gone for good. Dried figs contain more protein, fats, sugars and minerals than fresh ones. Remember to keep the jar in a dark and cold place. Dried figs are a great source of minerals, such as calcium, copper, potassium, manganese, iron, zinc and selenium.
In 100 grams of dried figs there are 640 mg of potassium, 162 mg of calcium, and 2.03 mg of iron. Potassium is a very important compound for cells and body fluids and helps in regulating your heartbeat and blood pressure.
Copper is essential for the production of red blood cells.
Iron is necessary for the formation of red blood cells in your blood.
Olive oil contains monounsaturated fats. These fats are a healthier type of fat which can reduce your risk of heart disease and will decrease the level of bad cholesterol in your blood. Olive oil also contains vitamins A, D, K and E, which help your body fight free radicals and cell oxidation.