Cabbage or headed cabbage (comprising several cultivars of Brassica oleracea) is a leafy green or purple biennial plant, grown as an annual vegetable crop for its dense-leaved heads.
Cabbage is an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin C and vitamin B6. It is also a very good source of manganese, dietary fiber, potassium, vitamin B1, folate and copper. Additionally, cabbage is a good source of choline, phosphorus, vitamin B2, magnesium, calcium, selenium, iron, pantothenic acid, protein and niacin.
Cabbage also used to frequent use of a treatment for constipation, stomach ulcers, headaches, obesity, skin disorders, eczema, and many more.
Many women from the American and European countries have practicing of putting cabbage leaves onto the breasts.
They believed that cabbage leaves can lower breast welling and alleviate ache and discomfort caused by breastfeeding or pumping. This method can soothe pain and stress caused by wearing a uncomfortable bra.
Put a cabbage in the fridge for one hour and the peel off the outer layers and pull off two from the inner leaves.
Then, wash them in cold water. Afterwards, cut the stem, and place the cabbage leaves on the breasts without covering the nipples.
Leave the leaves for 20 minutes and then remove them.
The method can be repeated until you notice improvement.
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