Cabbage is a vegetable with many varieties and it is often used in salads. Whether green, red, kale or Brussels, this vegetable has powerful medicinal properties. Rich in fiber, vitamin C, sulfur and other nutrients, it helps to detoxify the body by eliminating free radicals and toxins that weaken the immune system. It is also very beneficial for the brain, nourishes and strengthens the bones and it promotes production of blood. It is also highly recommended for people who suffer from high blood pressure or unstable blood sugar because it regulates and stabilizes it.
In this article, we are mainly focused on the cabbage leaves. They interact with the body and help get rid of many pain disorders and the accumulated fat in the different tissues. Applied as a poultice, they will allow you to relieve pain and improve your overall health.
Benefits of the application of cabbage leaves as a poultice to relieve the pain
In addition to its high content of minerals and vitamins, the cabbage leaf contains glucosinolates, which are sulfur-containing substances that give it its antimicrobial properties and allow it to disinfect wounds, crevices, cracks etc. also containing glutamine, an amino acid with analgesic and anti-inflammatory properties, it is very effective in relieving joint and muscle pain, such as arthritis, sprain, etc., combat bronchitis, colds, hemorrhoids, eye irritation, etc.
To feel these benefits, take a cabbage leaf (or more), press it slightly with a rolling pin to extract the juice and apply it directly to the area of the body where you have some problem. You can hold it in place with a bandage and leave for several hours or even overnight.
Here are a few uses of cabbage leaves that can have a magical effect on your body
- Swelling of some parts of the body following a trauma
If part of your body begins to swell after receiving a blow, you can apply fresh cabbage leaves on the bump to relieve the pain. To keep them in place, a bandage may be helpful.
Cabbage leaves are also effective in relieving ankle sprain or heavy legs: simply place them around the area you should treat in the evening and leave them overnight.
The cause of headaches is often associated with eye problems, chronic fatigue and excessive stress. The best natural way to relieve the pain is to apply a compress of fresh cabbage leaves on your temples and on the top of the head. To keep them in place, you can put a scarf or hat.
- Breastfeeding pain
If you suffer from excruciating pain while breastfeeding, you can apply a compress of cabbage leaves on the breasts and the pain will disappear immediately.
- Skin problems
The application of cabbage leaves on the skin makes it possible to accelerate the healing of wounds, blisters and various rashes, such as burns, ulcers and even psoriasis. This also helps prevent the appearance of wrinkles and brown spots caused by aging of the skin.
- Weight loss
To lose weight, eliminate the accumulation of fat and reduce your waistline, here is a grandmother’ tip: take cabbage leaves and boil for a few minutes making sure to keep them firm enough. Filter them and then let them cool. Then apply them on the affected area (abdomen, thighs, buttocks, etc.) and secure them with a cloth bandage. Let them act all night and reapply for 3 consecutive nights.
So, to get rid of your pain every day and avoid running from one doctor to another and end up with a ton of drugs, try this natural and effective solution with amazing effects!