Figs, figs, figs: they’re very useful things

The fig has been found to be consistently useful for multiple purposes globally. The fruit, in fresh and dried form, provides sustenance to humans and animals. Fig trees, barks, and roots can all be used to manufacture a wide range of things, from handicrafts to buildings. Fig tree sap has also traditionally been used as a healing agent for various ailments, including malaria. Further research is being conducted on the many connections between humans and figs.

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