Coumarin content of the figs, may also reduce the risk of Prostate Cancer.Eating figs regularly can help reduce the risk of breast cancer and colon cancer. of fig leaves is that they have antidiabetic properties. The diabetic needs less insulin when on a treatment of using the fig leaf extract. The diabetic should take the extract with breakfast, first thing in the morning. An additional remedy is to boil the leaves of the fig in some freshly filtered waster and drink this as a tea.