Debtor (Ron) on figs

shella shella at cswnet.com
Fri Nov 19 19:22:23 EST 1999


Dear freinds, just a word here about figs. I suffer from gout.  Figs and cherries are
a great natural help.  According to my studies on this point, figs are the number one
food to control certain types of acids.  Hope this helps some.  Debtor, Ron.

peter_kirk at sil.org wrote:

> If you are interested, I could probably find you a wealth of
> information about the use of pomegranates and figs in folk medicine
> here in Azerbaijan, some of which may well go back to the folk
> medicine of the ancient Near East. Also I read that Pliny the elder
> mentioned pomegranates as a universal remedy. No doubt the same
> phenomena would be explained by modern medicine in terms of these
> fruits being a valuable source of vitamins. But very likely they were
> valued simply as tasty fruit. Have you ever eaten fresh pomegranate?
> It is a much valued part of my own daily diet at this time of year.
>
> Peter Kirk
>
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> Subject: dt 8:8
> Author:  <jwest at highland.net> at Internet
> Date:    19/11/1999 11:25
>
> the list of products here are interesting to me for a number of reasons.  i
> am fairly sure that wheat was used for human consumption, barley for feeding
> animals, vines for the production of wine, figs...???, just a snack i
> suppose, pomegranates...????  ,  olive oil for lamps etc, and honey for
> sweetener.
>
> what i am wondering about is if anyone knows of particular cultic or
> pharmaceutical uses for pomegranates or figs.
>
> thanks,
>
> Jim
>
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>
> Jim West, ThD
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