February 13, 2016


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What other names is Cabbage known by?

Brassica oleracea, Cabbage Leaf, Chou, Chou Blanc, Chou Cavalier, Chou Commun, Chou Rouge, Chou Vert, Col, Colewort, Collard Greens, Green Cabbage, Kale, Kale Leaf, Karam Kalla, Purple Cabbage, Red Cabbage, Repollo, Vitamin U, Vitamine U, White Cabbage.

What is Cabbage?

Cabbage is a plant. People use the leaves for medicine.

Possibly Effective for...

  • Relieving breast engorgement (hard, painful breasts) in breast-feeding women, when applied to the skin of the breasts.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Stomach pain, stomach and intestinal ulcers, bladder cancer, excess stomach acid, asthma, morning sickness, preventing osteoporosis and cancer, and other uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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