Cabbage leaves can be used for these amazing things. #4 is just what we need!
Cabbage is widely recognized as a very beneficial plant and vegetable for humans and its consumption is encouraged in the whole world. Apart from providing the benefits that any green leafy vegetable gives, cabbages can be used for decoration of food and are the main ingredients of any salads and benefits of salad are known to all of us. But what you must not know is that cabbage can also be used effectively in some medical situations at home. Here are 4 ways cabbage leaves can do magic.
1 To bring down swellings
You could injure yourself in many ways and swellings can occur due to a variety of reasons. Most of the time, swellings are caused by injury to the ligaments or muscles in your limbs and other body parts. The most common way to bring down swelling is to apply a hot and cold ointment or spray on it or apply either heat or ice to the problem area. But you can also use some cabbage leaves as a substitute. Use some cabbage leaves in order to cover the swelled area and wrap a bandage around it and leave it for a few hours. And it would be better, if you could just sleep with the cabbage bandage on.
2 Thyroid gland problems
The thyroid gland is an important part of the human anatomy as it secretes the hormone that aids the growth and development of the body. If the thyroid gland develops any problem and secretes less amount of hormone, you can’t attain your full height and can have other problems and if it secretes more amount of hormone, then you can have problems with more than average height and brittle bones. If you are experiencing thyroid problems, then wrap some cabbage leaves on your neck and cover them with a bandage and go to sleep. Repeat for a few weeks and see the difference.
3 Lactation problems in new mothers
Getting pregnant and giving birth brings a whole new level of changes in the female body. The breasts get ready to feed the new born via the milk ducts present in them. These ducts supply the baby with milk, but some women find it extremely difficult to either make enough milk or experience severe pain during the feeding times. The whole lactating time can be quite discomforting to the new mothers and this can be solved by putting the fresh cabbage leaves on the affected area for the night and repeating the process until comfort is felt.
4 Cure headaches caused due to various reasons
Headaches can be extremely painful and annoying. They can easily make it extremely hard for you to concentrate on any job properly and discomfort comes as a part and parcel with headaches. Now, headaches can occur for a variety of reasons and one of the main reasons can be stress. To get rid of headaches, you can again place a fresh cabbage leaf on top of your head or wrap some around your head and leave if for the night.