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Nature’s Pharmacy: Health Benefits Of Cabbage Leaves


Hello dear readers, how are you doing today? I hope you are doing well. I woke up this morning and felt grateful to be alive and well. Gratitude is one of the most virtuous attitudes one should have. When you are grateful for the little things, better things will come your way. Our health tip for today is Gratitude.

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Now let’s look at the wonderful food for today. Guess what? Cabbage leaves. Cabbage leaves are grown in tropical countries such as Nigeria and other African countries. Cabbage leaves are very rich in various nutrients such as carbohydrates, Vitamin C and Vitamin A.

Here are 11 health benefits of cabbage leaves:

  • Cabbage leaves are a very effective treatment for people who suffer from coronary heart diseases.
  • Cabbage leaves also help to treat obesity.
  • It is a great treatment for oedema.
  • Cabbage leaves have anti-carcinogenic properties that help to fight and prevent the formation of malignant tumours and its growth.
  • Its antioxidants content helps to prevent cancer.
  • Cabbage leaves are a good treatment for stomach ulcer.

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  • Cabbage juice also helps to expel intestinal parasites.
  • Cabbage leaves also help to treat all kinds of stomach trouble.
  • Cabbage leaves help to treat heart diseases.
  • Its rich fibre content helps to treat constipation by stimulating bowel functions.
  • Cabbage leaves are a good treatment for diabetes patients because it contains very little carbohydrates and had lots of minerals and vitamins.

As you can see there are numerous benefits of eating cabbage leaves. You can add to your vegetable salads or you can also blend it with other vegetables as a smoothie. However you like to eat your cabbage leaves, note that you will be getting a very healthy dish.

Well, that’s all for today my dear readers. Join us tomorrow as we talk about other wonderful food and it’s health benefits. Till then, I am your Nature Pharmacist, OCB.


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Oluwaseun Carew-Bakare

Oluwaseun Carew-Bakare also known as OCB is one who has done a lot of research about the various types of herbs, vegetables, and fruits and their healing properties. She is a Nature Pharmacist and through the years, she has written books such as "My book of medicinal herbs, fruits and vegetables" which ranks at number 1 on Google and Yahoo's search engines. She has also written other books about the healing powers of food. She is married with children.

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