Fig FRUIT is used as a laxative to relieve constipation.
Fig LEAF is used for diabetes, high cholesterol, and skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, and vitiligo.
Some people apply the milky sap (LATEX) from the tree directly to the skin to treat skin tumors and warts.
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