Thanks to Herbalgram! [American Botanical Council]
Check carefully for worms
Four to five dried figs or two fresh figs provide roughly 12 grams of fiber, almost half of the 25-30 grams recommended daily intake for the average adult.2,4 Figs also provide calcium and iron: two micronutrients that are often deficient in specific populations or disease states.
Own experience: a fig on an abscess/boil can be a wonderful medicine [in the coming shemita year this will be a problem]