Figs are wonderful little fruits growing in The Sattva Gardens, filled with health benefits and abundant during the Autumn months. Figs are so sweet and delicious eaten fresh, baked or preserved.
According to Ayurvedic principles, figs pacify the Pitta and Vata doshas particularly, and are rich in fibre, Vitamin B6 and potassium. Because of this, figs help to relieve piles and constipation due to the light laxative effect they can create.
In addition, figs purify blood and detoxify the liver, acts as an aphrodisiac, reduces high blood pressure, increases body strength and immunity, lowers cholesterol and protects the heart., In addition, fresh figs are of great benefit for men’s health, particularly pertaining to low sexual function.
Go to your local farmers markets and grab some figs today, delicious and healing - double win!
Light and love,