Cabbage also contains amazing phytonutrients that help protect the body from free radical cell damage. They contain a substance called Sulforaphane, which can increase the production of antioxidant and detoxification enzymes, stimulating the production of glutathione, the most important internally produced antioxidant that plays a role in liver detoxification.
Cabbage is rich in iron and sulfur, is an excellent source of vitamin C, a good source of vitamin A, and is a great muscle builder and blood cleanser. It is also fabulous for skin and eye health.
Cabbage juice, in particular, is a magical elixir that helps to heal all kinds of ailments. The Romans and Greeks used to drink raw cabbage juice to relieve sore and infected eyes. It can also help reduce headaches, and respiratory complaints such as asthma and bronchitis. It is really effective for treating fungus infections due to it's sulfur content. Cabbage juice is also a wonderful digestive aid -- fabulous for the overall health of the stomach and intestinal tract, for helping to regulate healthy bacteria in the stomach, as well as being great for helping to heal stomach ulcers.
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