It may sound too simple and cheap, but it is very much true that the cabbage is rich in vitamins and minerals.
It belongs to a group of the oldest vegetables.
In the world, there are several species and subspecies of plants but are most abundant in our white and red cabbage.
This is well known to all of us and cabbage is available in shops throughout the year, but we often prefer a different vegetable or fruit with more delicious as it looks.
I wonder why?
Well, probably because the cabbage is a long bored even our grandfathers at a time when the local market was no oranges, bananas, pine nuts, rhubarb and other exotics.
Perhaps this article still fails to remove some prejudices about cabbage.
Though due to its price humbly viewed from the market stalls, as for its medicinal properties cabbage could do miracles, just he needs a chance.
This lovely vegetable contains minerals (calcium, potassium, phosphorus, iron, sulfur, magnesium, zinc, copper), vitamins (C, A, B1, B2, K, PP) and fiber.
In comparison, the cabbage is rich in vitamin C than oranges.
As for minerals, cabbage is the richest in potassium (which participates actively in the transfer of electricity through the body).
This mineral affects the proper heart rhythm and healthy working muscles, intestines and nervous system.
Cabbage is one of the oldest vegetables
Generally speaking, cabbage is a useful natural remedy for the treatment of constipation, headaches, stomach ulcer, hepatitis, obesity, skin diseases, eczema, scurvy, rheumatism, arthritis, gout, sprains of joints, bruises, swelling, varicose veins, eye disease, heart disease, aging and Alzheimer’s disease.
The juice of fresh cabbage is really a healing potion.
It contains high levels of vitamin C and is traditionally used as an effective tool for the treatment of ulcers and inflammation of the colon.
In addition, cabbage juice is a good antioxidant, cleanses the blood, eliminates toxins from the body, it removes uric acid, which is the cause of rheumatism and rheumatoid arthritis.
For the same reason, it is recommended that for centuries as a remedy for a hangover that occurs as a result of alcohol poisoning.
With juice of cabbage is treated and various forms of skin diseases such as eczema, ringworm, acne, boils …
Cake of fresh leaves of cabbage is a just as valuable drug, only, in this case, the people who have problems with varicose veins, joint sprains, swelling, bruises and the like, because mint “draws” inflammation.
How to prepare and apply a compress of cabbage is described on the page varicose veins.
Syrup of red cabbage prepared in combination with honey and marshmallow natural medicine is recommended for treatment of a cough.
Because has a low percent in calories (23 kcal / 100 g), it’s great for a diet.
The healthiest is eating raw cabbage, individually or as a salad with other foods, especially during the winter. Just do not overdo it with the spices.
All this is already more than enough to realize that cabbage is the really useful herb for the overall health of our body.
If we add that from cabbage are prepared very delicious traditional dishes such as cabbage, sauerkraut and others we come to the conclusion that without him, however, we cannot.
So if we ever move to another planet, among other things, we should bring the cabbage.
And this is for two reasons.
The first is the health and the other to be there and felt at home.
Here you can read about all health benefits of cabbage.
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