Cabbage -Brassica oleracea var. Capitata
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Topical; whole leaf applied to breast for mastitis and/or engorgement. As a poultice to draw pus out of boils and wounds. Cabbage must be wilted but not fully cooked to form the poultice.
Internal; Promotes sweating, urination, and defecation. Boosts immune function and protects brain function.

Cautions

Multiple constituents can act against the thyroid in medicinal doses used long term.
High Vit K content means there is the possibility for drug interactions with blood thinning medications.
High oxalic acid means there is a risk of kidney stones when consumed for long periods.

First Aid

Some may experience burns on the skin from the juice. Rinse area thoroughly and apply something soothing to the area. If irritation persists or has blistered seek medical help.
If the juice has gotten in the eye rinse immediately with fresh water for 15 minutes. If blurred vision or burning sensation is present seek medical help immediately.

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