The health benefits of figs or anjeer include its use as a treatment for constipation, indigestion, piles, diabetes, cough, bronchitis, and asthma. It is also used as a quick and healthy way to gain weight back after suffering through an illness.
Figs are seasonal fruits that are found in the western parts of Asia, but dried ones are available almost everywhere, at any point during the year. The fig tree is a member of the mulberry family.
The health benefits of figs come from the presence of minerals, vitamins and fiber contained in the fruit. They contain a wealth of beneficial nutrients, including vitamin A, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, calcium, iron, phosphorus, manganese, sodium, potassium and chlorine.