Wrapping Legs With Cabbage Could Help Reduce Joint Pain
Cabbage comes from the Brassica family. It is very healthy, and it has many health benefits. Cabbage’s shape is round or oval, and its leaves are white, light green, and soft. It contains a lot of antioxidants which makes it perfect for your skin.
Furthermore, cabbage has potassium, iron, and many vitamins. Western and Eastern cuisines use it a lot. It helps in detoxifying the liver, the blood, it removes blemishes, and it treats arthritis.
When you consume cabbage, you get a younger look. But, cabbage can also be used as an application to affected area because it treats pimples, irritation, acne, eczema, wounds, psoriasis, leg ulcers, bites, and it calms the redness.
The cruciferous vegetables including cabbage contain a lot of vitamin-C which is important in keeping your skin young and slowing down the aging process.
And, they contain vitamins A and D that are great for the protection of UV rays as well as the destruction of skin cells.
Since cabbage contains fiber, it is excellent for improving digestion. It contains insoluble fiber which is some type of carb that canoe is broken down in the intestines.
So, this fiber keeps your digestive system healthy by promoting regular bowel movements. You can consume cabbage raw or cooked; the choice is yours.
Types of Cabbage
1. Green Cabbage
Green cabbage type is the most common, and it contains a lot of vitamins as well as nutrients. It can be added to side dishes, meals, and salads.
2. Red Cabbage
The purple or red cabbage is much ticker, and it has a peppery taste. It contains a lot of nutrients and vitamins too.
3. Savoy Cabbage
The leaves of this cabbage are bigger and darker. It is mostly light green or pale. You can use its leaves to wrap various fillings.
4. Wombok / Bok Choy
The other name for this type of cabbage is Chinese cabbage. It has an oval shape, paler green, and the leaves have white veins.
Did you know that cabbage is helpful in treating joint pain? And good for osteoarthritis?(study) Well, in this article we will teach you how to make a cabbage compress.
- Cabbage (it is better to be organic red)
- A gauze of a bandage
- Aluminum foil
How to prepare the cabbage compress?
First of all, you need to take out the external leaf of the cabbage, then, clean it with water. It needs to be dry. Continue by removing the hard stem. Furthermore, take a rolling pin and use it to extract the cabbage juice by rolling over it.
Take a foil to wrap the leaf. It needs a few minutes to warm up in the oven. When it is warm, put it on the area you want to treat. Use gauze or a bandage to secure the compress.
Let it stay for sixty minutes and then take it off. You should do this procedure two or three times in a day. For those who like cold compresses, put the cabbage leaves in the fridge, and then, use them cold as a compression.
As you can see, cabbage is extremely healthy food, and it has many uses. So, enjoy this tasty, affordable, and healthy vegetable.
This recipe is a traditional Grandmother's-Remedy that has been used for hundreds of years. Although there is no scientific evidence to support these claims, our Grandmothers swear by it.
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