The fig has many beneficial properties, high nutritional value and various vitamins that contribute to our health. Specifically, figs contain 83% natural sugars. They consist of calcium, iron, folic acid, fiber, vitamins A,B and C, as well as potassium.
They are famous for their digestive properties and they are ideal for curing of constipation.
One fig has around 30 calories.
In Greece the Fig tree is regularly cultivated in Peloponnisos, Evia, Attiki and some Islands of the Aegeum Pelagos.