Did you know that the inexpensive, humble and widely used cabbage can practically work miracles?
Being high in fiber and low in calorie, this vegetable can help you to maintain an excellent condition of your overall health. For thousands of years, many people have been using cabbage for its incredible health properties. It is scientifically proven that cabbage belongs to the group of super-foods.
Having potent anti-inflammatory properties, cabbage is also extremely beneficial for your colon and bone health.
Today we will reveal the 6 most important benefits of using cabbage. Keep in mind that you will only obtain all of these benefits by using raw natural cabbage.
Health Benefits of Cabbage
- Liver detox
Cabbage has the ability to cleanse your liver effectively. It is recommended to drink cabbage juice in order to overcome hangovers. Its powerful anti-inflammatory properties will reduce the effects of dehydration and headache from liver intoxication.
- Stomach and colon detox
It has been shown that consuming raw cabbage juice can detoxify your colon and stomach. It will relieve inflammation of the intestine and reduce diarrhea. You should drink a few glasses of cabbage juice on a daily basis.
People who suffer from anemia are highly recommended to consume 1-2 glasses of raw cabbage juice on a daily basis. With its rich content of chlorophyll and powerful blood-building properties, cabbage can improve blood quality in individuals who suffer from anemia.
- Wound healing
Cabbage has been used as an anti-inflammatory on a swollen cuticle or glands. It can be also used on engorged breasts after weaning off breastfeeding. Just place a cabbage leaf on the swelling and let it stand overnight. Cabbage can help you to relieve wounds, sore spots, and even blisters. Wash the leaves and roll them flat using a glass bottle or rolling pin. Heat them in a pot with water. Then, place one leaf on the wound. Let it stand for 2 hours then repeat the process with a new leaf. Repeat the procedure until you see some improvements.
- Weight loss
This vegetable has detoxifying and diuretic properties and can improve regularity that helps in weight loss.
- Heal peptic ulcer
It has been proven that this juice recipe (in the image above) has the ability to heal a peptic ulcer.
In order to obtain its maximum benefits, you should consume cabbage in its juice form, or consume it raw in a salad. It’s up to you!
There are 3 types of cabbage (Savoy, green, and red/purple). It is recommended to consume all of them!
Savoy cabbage is considered as the best if you want to prevent cancer. It is a great source of sinigrin which is one of the glucosinolates. Many cancer researchers considered glucosinolates as significantly effective against bladder, prostate, and colon cancer.
Now that you are familiar with all its health benefits, it is time to include cabbage in your daily diet and improve your health!