Dried Fig Leaves (30 gms)
30 gms is Equivalent to Approximately 10 Generously Heaped Tblsps
LATIN NAME - Stellaria Media
The Fig Tree can grow from 3 feet up to 39 feet tall. It has Broad, Rough Leaves that are Deeply Lobed and Sheds its Leaves Annually. The Stems and the Leaves Release a White Latex when Broken that can be an Irritant to the Skin.
Use Fig when Performing Spells & Rituals for:
- Gender - Masculine
- Planet - Jupiter
- Element - Fire
Fig Leaves are useful for Divination Magic and it is Believed that if you have a Question, you should Write it on a Fig Leaf and if the Leaf takes a Long Time to Dry, the Answer is "Yes" and if the Leaf Dries Quickly, then the Answer is "No". Although it unclear what would be Deemed as Quickly!
Fig Leaves are Traditionally Believed to be Beneficial in the Treatment of:
- Reducing the Risk of Heart Disease
Regulating Blood Pressure
Treating Sexually Transmitted Diseases
- Vitamin A
- Vitamin B1
- Vitamin B2
- Omega 6
- Omega 3
Research has shown that due to the Omega 6, Omega 3 and Phenol Content that Dried Fig Leaves have, they are Beneficial in the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease. Use of the Leaves help Lower Triglycerides in the Body, which are the Leading Cause of Heart Attacks.
Fig Leaves also Contain Pectin, which has been Proven to be a Soluble Fibre that works by helping the Body Break Down and Remove Cholesterol Residues, which is Beneficial in Cleansing the Urinary System.
Traditionally In Southeast Asian Countries, Sexually Transmitted Diseases were Treated with Fig Leaves.
Fig Leaves are High in Calcium and Phosphorus and help in the Prevention of Osteoporosis. Consumption of the Leaves Stimulates Bone Formation and Bone Recovery due to Bone Damage.
It is Believed that if you Chew Two Fresh Leaves every day or Drink an Infusion of the Leaf the Powder of this Leaf it will help Prevent a Variety of Cancers, Especially Colon Cancer and Breast Cancer as well as Alleviating Hormonal Imbalances after Menopause.