Cabbage loses many of its healing properties when boiled, so it would be better to juice it, but don't overdo it because it may contribute to an iron deficiency if consumed in excess and may be the cause anemia.
Old folks recommend when using cabbage as a juice, that a liter a day should do the trick.
Legend has it that Sauerkraut (German for "sour cabbage") was to be one of the defining factors that prevented sailors getting scurvy on long sea voyages.
Benefits of Cabbage for Ulcers.
Cabbage for Ulcers is and ancient remedy brought down through the years by our forefathers.
But why, you ask yourself, is this vegetable so good as a domestic remedy for helping with ulcers, as well as upset tummy's?
Based on scientific deliberations, it is due to it's anti-inflammatory glutamine (amino acid) content, which increases blood flow to the stomach and helps strengthen it's protective lining.
Glutamine, is believed to be as effective as conventional antacids.
Another one if the benefits of cabbage is that it also contains fiber and because fiber encourages the growth of the stomach's protective layer, it helps with the prevention of ulcers.
Cabbage for Breast Health
Because of cabbage's anti-inflammatory properties, it is considered a remedy for temporarily relieving breast discomfort (mastitis) in breastfeeding woman. Place a paste of raw cabbage in a cabbage leaf and wrap it around the affected area.
Cabbage may help certain fibrocystic breast disorders, by speeding up metabolism to dispose more quickly of oestrogen that aggravates breast lumps.