Benefits of Cabbage
Cabbage is an excellent source of vitamin C.
It also contains significant amounts of glutamine, an amino acid that has anti-inflammatory properties. Cabbage can also
be included in dieting programs, as it is a low calorie food.
is a source of indole-3-carbinol, or I3C, a compound used as an adjuvant therapy for recurrent respiratory papillomatosis, a disease of the head and neck caused by human
papillomavirus (usually types 6 and 11) that causes growths in the airway that can lead to death.
In European folk medicine, cabbage leaves are used to treat acute inflammation.
A paste of raw cabbage may be placed in a cabbage leaf and wrapped around the affected area to reduce discomfort. Some claim
it is effective in relieving painfully engorged breasts in breastfeeding women.
juice has been shown to promote rapid healing of peptic ulcers .