Not only is it an irreplaceable ingredient in many dishes, but cabbage is also an appreciated remedy. Even our grandmothers knew, and successfully used cabbage leaves for medicine.
I suggest that we remind ourselves about the experiences of our ancestors, and we use all the healing potential of this vegetable.
When you can use cabbage leaves:
Injuries and burns
At the injured place, put a fresh cabbage leaf, fixed with a bandage, and leave it overnight. By morning, the swelling and pain will be reduced.
Cabbage leaves may also lower headaches and fever. Put one leaf on each temple, and wrap your head with a towel. It helps, even with a migraine!
Cabbage leaves facilitate condition of painful bites wasps, bees, horseflies. They work like a magnet, drawing the focus and pain from the swollen place.
During lactation and breastfeeding, many women feel painful swelling of the breasts. Folk medicine helps nursing mothers. For medicinal poultice, larger leaves are used. Pre-wash them, cut the hard parts of the leaves, and squash the leaves a little with your hands. This method is also used in mastitis and chest pain in PMS.
Persistent cough and bronchitis
To start the treatment, you will need 1 cabbage head and honey. Slowly loosen one leaf of the head. The cabbage leaf should be put down for a few minutes in boiling water. It will become warm and soft. Then, put honey on one side. Place that side, with the honey, on the chest of the patient. From above is put nylon bags and wraps a scarf or towel.
The procedure is carried out before bedtime. If bronchitis is in its early stage, the result will be visible after the first procedure. The treatment is performed for 5- 7 nights.
And soon, there will be no trace of the burdensome cough. Details about this method of treatment can be found here: How to cure a persistent cough and bronchitis in 5 days.
Cabbage leaves are a real emergency assistance in your home. Do not forget about it, and share these tips with your friends.