Fig leaves have medicinal properties. There is a milky juice that comes out of the leaves & stem that can be used externally to heal warts, bites & stings. The milky juice is toxic though so be careful not to ingest it. Don’t lick your fingers etc.
Test on small patch of skin to be sure you do not have an allergic reaction.
fig leaves also have been shown to lower the body’s triglyceride levels. Which help in heart health & obesity.
Read more at livestrong.com
To make fig leaf tea, simply boil fig leaves in water for at least 15 minutes. A home remedy for bronchitis involves boiling water with three fig leaves and piloncillo, an unrefined sugar (known as Mexican sugar). A home remedy for ulcers involves chewing and swallowing two whole fig leaves daily.
NaturalNews.com says the fig leaves are best known for treating diabetes so check it out & decide if its for you.
Berry Brew uses fig leaves dried. For the recipe on how to make the tincture, & order the herbs, go here Bulk Herb Store