Cabbage is a vegetable from the Brassica family which can offer a plethora of health benefits. Being rich in antioxidants, vitamins, iron, and potassium, it is great for skin care, detoxifying the blood and the liver, treating arthritis, and eliminating blemishes.

Thanks to its compounds, it can rejuvenate the skin, and its application heals skin irritations, treats pimples, wounds, acne, bites, eczema, rashes, psoriasis, and leg ulcers, and soothes the redness.

Not only is it rich in vitamin C, it is also high in vitamins D and A which support skin health, and protect against the ultraviolet rays and the destruction of skin cells.

Cabbage can be of several types:

      1.Green Cabbage

The most common type, it is rich in nutrients and vitamins. It is often added to salads, various meals, and side dishes.

      2.Red Cabbage

This one has a more peppery flavor, but it is also high in nutrients

      3. Savoy Cabbage

This type has darker and bigger leaves, and is a mostly pale or light green.

      4. Bok Choy or Wombok

Also known as Chinese cabbage, it is pale green with an oval shape and leaves with white veins.

Cabbage is also great in healing joint pain, so this is how you can prepare a cabbage compress:

Ingredients

  • Cabbage (preferably organic red)
  • Aluminum foil
  • A bandage or gauze

Instructions:

Pick out the leaves and wash them well. Then, leave them to dry and remove the hard stem. Roll a rolling pin over the leaf to release its juice. Next, wrap it in a foil, put it in the oven for several minutes to warm it up, and then apply it on the affected area. Finally, secure it with a bandage or gauze. After an hour, remove it. Repeat this procedure 2-3 times daily.

Source: healthyandsmartliving.com

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Cabbage is a vegetable from the Brassica family which can offer a plethora of health benefits. Being rich in antioxidants, vitamins, iron, and potassium, it is great for skin care, detoxifying the blood and the liver, treating arthritis, and eliminating blemishes. Thanks to its compounds, it can rejuvenate the...