Fig Juice: Easy Recipe and What It’s Good For


Fig juice is one of our favorites. Here you’ll find: recipe, benefits and some risks / drawbacks.

Would you like to try this tasty juice?

Tools / Equipment

  • A blender.
  • A knife.
  • Large glass or cup.


  • 3 medium figs, ripe, clean and ready to eat.
  • 1 cup of water or milk.

Recipe: Fig juice with milk or water

This is one of the easiest recipes out there.

  1. Start by removing the tips of the figs (their joints with the branches) with a knife and wash them.
  2. Then, blend the fruits together with a cup of water or milk for about 20 seconds or until smooth. To keep in mind: with water you’ll get a more liquid consistency, and with milk, a creamier one.
  3. Finally, pour the result into the cup.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Drinks, Juices
Cuisine American, Mediterranean
Servings 1 person
Keyword Fig juice

What’s fig juice good for? – Benefits / Properties

Among its main benefits, the regular and moderate consumption of figs may:

If you’re interested, here’re the main nutrients of this fruit.

Can fig juice work to lose weight?

This fruit may promote bowel movements and make you lose some weight in the bathroom in the short term. Especially if it solves a constipation problem.

On the other hand, it’s key to consider how many calories the drink has.

  • If made with water: about 111 kcal.
  • If prepared with milk: about 257 kcal.

With this in mind, if you’re looking for sustainable weight loss results, you may prefer to use water instead of milk. In any case, remember to follow a healthy diet. To learn more, visit our section on juices to lose weight.

Risks / Drawbacks

Finally, here’re some important points to consider (according to experts):

  • Figs may cause diarrhea and other digestive problems. Especially if they’re consumed in excess.
  • In addition, this food is rich in vitamin K, which may negatively interfere with anticoagulant medications.
  • Finally, this fruit and its juice may cause allergies in some people.

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