Figs were used in the bible to heal boils by placing the figs on the sore.
2 Kings 20:7 And Isaiah said, Take a lump of figs. And they took and laid it on the boil, and he recovered. See: 2 Kings 20:11-7
In Isaiah clear reference was made to a lump of figs used as a plaster on a boil to heal it.
For Isaiah had said, Let them take a lump of figs, and lay it for a plaister upon the boil, and he shall recover Isa. 38:21
During the battle between David and the Amalekites they found an Egyptian who was exhausted from battle and they used a fig cake and two bunches of raisins to revive him.
They gave him part of a fig cake and two bunches of raisins. After he had eaten, he revived, since he had neither eaten food nor had he drunk water for three days and three nights. I Sam. 30:12
Featured Video: Fig Health Benefits-Healthiest Food-Dried Figs in Olive Oil-An Old Folk Remedy For Health
The following video shows the many health benefits you can get from figs and includes ways to prepare figs in olive oil:
"Figs in olive oil are a recipe that originates from the coastal areas, it’s an amazing natural & safe remedy for lots of health conditions, including: stomach problems, hemorrhoids, constipation, high cholesterol, anemia, asthma, bronchitis and even infertility. Some women say that this natural remedy helped them get pregnant. Recipe for dried figs in olive oil - 40 pieces of high quality dried figs, Olive oil Put the dried figs in a jar and then pour olive oil to the top of the jar. Close it and keep for 40 days, during these days the figs will absorb a lot of olive oil. Eat one fig before every meal".
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