Before our fig tree lost all its fruit in late autumn and its beautiful, giant leaves turned yellow and fell, I wanted to figure out a way to make use of them, feeling that there must be something magical about them given the most magical fruit powers of figs.
Orange Cardamom Fig Leaf Tea
Clementine peels (pesticide-free)
Fig Leaf Nutrition Facts
The leaves are a great source for a natural treatment for diabetes.
Figs leaves are rich in potassium and fiber, and help to balance blood pressure.
Fig leaves contain anti-tumor properties.
They have calcium, potassium, and soluble fiber, which aids in the reduction of cholesterol.
Fig leaves promote good sleeping patterns and fight insomnia.
They increase your energy, promote stronger bones,
Fig leaves have a laxative effect.
If the leaves are mashed, they can be used as a skin cleanser for acne and pimples.