Cabbage (Pattagobhi)

Moisture 91.9% Protein 1.8%
Fat 0.1% Minerals 0.6%
Fibre 1.0% Carbohydrates 4.7%
Calcium 39 mg Phosphorus 44 mg
Iron 0.8 mg Vitamin C 124 mg
>Calorific Value - 27 (values per 100 gms)
>Small amount of Vitamin B complex
Origin and Distribution

There are several varieties of cabbage differ in size, shape, and colour of leaves.The cabbage was cultivated long before the dawn of human history. The original home of cabbage is Southern Europe and the Mediterranean regions, also cultivated in Northern India, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Phillippines, Central, East and West Africa, Central and South America and the Caribbean.

Natural Benefits Of Cabbage

The cabbage has wonderful cleansing and reducing properties. it has high sulphur and chlorine content, and iodine. The combination of sulphur and chlorine causes a cleansing of the mucus membranes of the stomach and intestinal tract, but this only applies when cabbage or its juice is taken in its raw state without the addition of salt.

  • Precautions

cabbage and cabbage juice should never be taken as a main part of the diet. Very excessive intakes can cause the thyroid disease goitre. It is only in normal amounts that cabbage is valuable nutritionally and that its juice, which is bitter and not delicious, constitutes an important part of the natural treatement of infection, ulcers and other disorders of the digestive system.

Cabbage For Various Diseases

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