buah tin atau ara


At-Tin         التين         The Fig

بِسْمِ اللَّهِ الرَّحْمَٰنِ الرَّحِيمِ

وَالتِّينِ وَالزَّيْتُونِ

For the sake of FIGS and olives,

وَطُورِ سِينِينَ

and for the sake of Mount Sinai,

وَهَٰذَا الْبَلَدِ الْأَمِينِ

and for the sake of this safe city Makkah (Mecca),

لَقَدْ خَلَقْنَا الْإِنْسَانَ فِي أَحْسَنِ تَقْوِيمٍ

indeed, We have created man in the best form.

ثُمَّ رَدَدْنَاهُ أَسْفَلَ سَافِلِينَ

Then We return him to the lowest place (hell),

إِلَّا الَّذِينَ آمَنُوا وَعَمِلُوا الصَّالِحَاتِ فَلَهُمْ أَجْرٌ غَيْرُ مَمْنُونٍ

except those who believe and do righteous deeds; then for them an incessant reward.

فَمَا يُكَذِّبُكَ بَعْدُ بِالدِّينِ

So what caused you to deny (the day) the vengeance after (the statements)?

أَلَيْسَ اللَّهُ بِأَحْكَمِ الْحَاكِمِينَ

Isn’t Allah the fairest Judge?



Have you ever heard of Tin? This seedless fruit is very familiar to Muslims because its name is written in the Koran and is mentioned in the hadith of the Prophet Muhammad Shalallahi’alaihiwasallam.

This Tin Fruit is mentioned in the Quran at At-Tin letter.
” For fig and olive, for mountain thursina,” (at-Tin: 1-2)
This fruit is also mentioned in the hadith narrated by Abu Darda. He related the Prophet’s words that: “If I say that there are fruits that come down from heaven then they are figs. Because, heavenly fruits are seedless. Eat them, because it can stop hemorrhoids and can cure gout” (Narrated by Ibn Qayyim in Zaadul Ma’aad) ”

If this fruit is mentioned in the two main legal sources of Muslims, then the truth is believed that this fruit has many virtues and benefits. The source of origin and great benefits make this fruit also called the fruit of heaven.

Quoted from California Fig-s Advisory, Nutritional, fig has a high and complete nutritional content, be it nutrition in the form of vitamins or minerals. These ingredients are the reason for experts to position figs as super nutrition.

Here are the ingredients for Tin.
– 250 kcal energy 1040 kJ
– Carbohydrates 63.87 g
– Sugar 47.92 g
– Dietary fiber 9.8 g
– Fat 0.93 g
– Protein 3.30 g
– Thiamine (Vit. B1) 0.085 mg 7%
– Niacin (Vit. B3) 0.619 mg 4%
– Riboflavin (Vit. B2) 0.082 mg 5%
– Pantothenic acid (B5) 0.434 mg 9%
– Vitamin B6 0.106 mg 8%
– Magnesium 68 mg 18%
– Folate (Vit. B9) 9 μg 2%
– Vitamin C 1.2 mg 2%
– Zinc 0.55 mg 6%
– Calcium 162 mg 16%
– Iron 2.03 mg 16%
– Phosphorus 67 mg 10%
– Potassium 680 mg 14%

This fruit is already abundant in Indonesia. However, it is still very rare for people to consume it. It could be because the price is still relatively expensive. This fruit is also often a souvenir for those who carry out the Hajj or Umrah.

Quoted from the benefits, fig is very beneficial for health.

The following are 18 Benefits contained in Tin Fruit that you need to know:

  1. Anti-bacteria, viruses, and fungi. Figs can kill health-disturbing bacteria. The content of the fruit can kill microorganisms that can cause viruses and fungi.

  2. Diet. This fruit is suitable for people who are doing weight loss programs. Adding the benefits of apples and figs, can be a delicious snack when dieting.

  1. Formation of red blood cells. This fruit triggers the formation of red blood cells (hemoglobin) so it is highly recommended for consumption for people with anemia. In addition, increased red blood also optimizes memory and reduces fatigue.
  2. Maintain the digestive system. Not only are the benefits of papaya fruit that can facilitate digestion, but figs can also overcome constipation or constipation

  3. Reducing the risk of heart disease. Omega-3 and potassium content, prevent coronary heart disease. Potassium is also found in many benefits of bananas and mango benefits.

  4. Contains High Calcium. The calcium content is the same as the benefits of milk which will accelerate the growth of teeth and bones. In addition, the calcium content in fig is useful for preventing bone loss.

  5. Treating Gout. Strengthen bones and joints so it is suitable for consumption for gout sufferers.

  6. Helps Asthma Treatment – Helps with breathing for asthmatics
    Blood pressure. Maintain stable blood pressure, thus avoiding the risk of high blood pressure.

  7. Reducing the Risk of Prostate Cancer. Can reduce the risk of prostate cancer because it contains coumarin.

  8. Substitute Milk. Figs contain high calcium so that it can be used as a substitute for milk for sufferers of milk product allergies. This is the same as the benefits of soy milk consumed instead of cow’s milk.

  9. Helps sleep. Figs can sleep more soundly and prevent insomnia due to trytophan. As contained in the benefits of chocolate.

  10. Can reduce cholesterol levels in the blood because they contain pectin. This substance can reduce the fat contained in because it contains triglycerides.

  11. Tumor Antidote. Contains benzaldehyde and phenols which are efficacious as tumor antidotes.

  12. Controlling blood sugar – The fiber contained in figs is useful for slowing the absorption of sugar or glucose in the small intestine. Figs are also able to control blood sugar content because they contain fructose.

  13. Treat wounds. The method is quite easy, cook dried figs until mandidih, then mixed with milk. After cooking, cool the bauh tin concoction, then wrap the wound by applying this mixture.

  14. Caring for facial skin. Figs can be used to cure acne. Routine consumption of these figs, simply mashed and made a mask for facial skin care.

  15. Intestinal and stomach medications. Treatment of the intestine and stomach is made with 6 pieces of fig. Then mix the benefits of olive oil and lime wedges. After thoroughly blended, let stand for one night. After that this herb is ready to drink.

  16. Maintain fertility. Figs can increase sperm and fertility for a person because they contain very high antioxidants. These antioxidants play the role of protecting sperm fatty acids and preventing damage.

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