Brassica 0leracea

How it Acts to Heal

Cabbage is an anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, anti-rheumatic, it heals tissues by encouraging cells to proliferate, and decongestant for the liver.

Nutrient Value

Minerals, vitamins A, B1 and B2, Vitamin C, amino acids, and fats.

Use in Healing: LEAVES

The leaves of the cabbage can be used externally as a poultice for wounds, ulcers, inflammation, arthritic joints, various skin conditions such as acne. Internally, the leaves are used for a variety of ailments. These could include digestive and lung disorders, fluid retention, and migraines to name a few. Making a lotion of its leaves with distilled Witch Hazel and a few drops of lemon can be applied for acne and similar skin problems.  The leaves can be juiced for gastric ulceration.  A syrup can be made to remedy chesty coughs, asthma, and bronchitus.

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