The vegetable is a storehouse of phytochemicals like thocyanates, indole 3 carbinol, lutein, zea xantin, sulforaphane, and isothiocyanates. These compounds are powerful antioxidants and known to help protect against breast, colon, and prostate cancers.
This cool season leafy vegetable belongs to the “Brassica” family, a broad family of common vegetables that also include Brussels sprouts, cauliflower, Bok choy, kale, and broccoli.
Fresh, dark green leafy cabbage is incredibly nutritious, but very low in fat and calories. 3.3oz(100g) of leaves provide just 25 calories.
Cabbage successfully fight the following diseases:
Cabbage is rich in mineral salts, vitamins and chlorophyll, so it is recommended to anemic people do not eat raw or steamed. It would be good for them during the day to drink two cups of squeezed cabbage juice.
Just 2 cups fresh cabbage juice a day is a good remedy for stomach ulcer.
Hangover can suppress by taking two tablespoons syrup of red cabbage.
Make your own syrup:in the juice of cabbage put 2 teaspoons of sugar and cook it until its thicken.
The syrup of red cabbage soothes cough.
For the syrup it is necessary to finely grated clove red cabbage, purée and hissed, then warm up to about 45 to 50 degrees and add three or four tablespoons of honey. Then gently stir the mixture with a wooden spoon. When the ingredients will unite naturally,cool it and place it in a dark bottle and keep it cold. Several times a day, drink one tablespoon and cough will go away immediately.
Swelling and acne
If you swelling and bruising remove them using this natural treatment . Suffice is two leaves of cabbage to put on the place. Acne, lichens and some eczema is soothed with coatings of sheets or lotions of juice from fresh cabbage.