Figs are a nutrient-rich fruit that can be yellow-green, copper or purple in color. You can use it to make jam and you can add them to ice cream. You can also peel them and eat them out of hand. Fruit on fig tree grows twice a year. Fresh figs are more beneficial than dried ones. A total content of 80% water and 17% sugar is found in figs. It is used both as a fruit and a medicine.