Cabbage is well known as a leafy vegetable with rich taste. It is cultivated throughout the world where sun exposure is high. It also has its own significance in providing so many health benefits and is also rich in vitamins C & K, therefore helps you in nutrition deficiency as well as to get relief from frequent headaches. It also works as a great herbal medicine for your skin acne.
Additionally it shows some insufficient evidence in the treatment for diseases such as lung, bladder, prostate & stomach cancers. A study says that bathing in the urine of the person who regularly eats cabbage can help you to prevent diseases. Seems like a nasty thing, right? But it’s true. To explain the significance of cabbage, a well known roman writer named Marcus Porcius Cato quoted that example in his book.
Here are some of the ways in which cabbage can be used to prevent frequent headaches:
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Frequent Headaches usually occur due to nutrition deficiency, stress etc. Cabbages are rich in many vitamins like C, K, Calcium etc. These vitamins work together to reduce the deficiency and make you relieve from frequent headaches. Take a medium sized cabbage and remove the leaves in outer portion. Take the leaves in inner portion which contains some moisture and clean with fresh water. Now place the leaves over your legs and chest before you sleep. The next morning, you can see the difference.
Migraine is a headache disorder which usually ranges from less extreme to severe. You can find people suffering from headache over one half of the head, which is called migraine. These headaches last from 2 to 72 hours. The initial treatment is with simple medications like paracetamol etc. But you know the home made remedy is always the best as it cures naturally.
Cabbages play a vital role in the treatment of migraine. Take a medium sized cabbage and remove the outer portion of it, and then take the leaves in inner portion which contains some moisture. Wash the leaves and make them paste using a blender. Take a fresh cotton cloth and spread the paste all over that cloth. Now, place that cloth on your head or at the part of your head where pain exists. Allow the paste to dry on your head. Rinse off with cool water once dried. You can also reapply the paste if pain still exists.
Issues caused with blood vessels inside and around the brain can lead to chronic headaches. It can include a stroke. Take a medium sized cabbage and remove the leaves of the outer area. Remove the leaves in the inner portion of cabbage and clean them using cool and fresh water. Use these raw leaves to make juice and drink 25 to 50 ml daily. Follow this for a month and you will be relieved from chronic headaches. Remember, the raw cabbage juice stays for 3 days in a refrigerator. But it’s always recommended to make fresh juice every time you drink. It takes hardly 5 minutes of your time to make raw cabbage leaves juice.
Note: People having diabetes should take extra take with cabbages. They have the power of lowering your sugar levels. It’s always advisable to check your sugar levels if you are eating cabbage.
Warm Compress for Headaches:
A warm compress made with cabbage leaves actually works as a treatment for frequent headaches. Take a medium sized cabbage and remove the leaves in the outer portion of cabbage. Now take the leaves from the inner portion of cabbage which contains some moisture. Cut the leaves into small pieces. Take a clean tube sock and pour some water in it. Add the cabbage leaves to the sock and tie the ingredients at the open end of the sock. Warm the tube sock for 30 seconds using a microwave oven. Now use that as a warm compress in the place where pain exists.
Note: Always check the compress heat before applying it in pain area. If it is not optimal, wait till the heat reaches its optimal temperature i.e., upto 26.7°C
Cabbage Soup for Headaches:
Cabbage in every form works as a source for reducing headaches. Cabbage soup is rich in not only taste but also extends its significance in treating frequent headaches. Take a medium sized cabbage and remove the leaves from the outer portion of cabbage. Now take the leaves from the inner portion which contains some moisture. Cut the leaves into large pieces. Place a pan and fill ½ of the pan with water and pour cabbage leaves in it. When it’s reaching boiling point, add fried onion, tomato, garlic to the soup. Add some spices if you want. It’s advisable to avoid salt in the soup. Unless until you cannot drink soup without salt, add a very little bit of salt to the soup. Take this soup daily in the morning for a month and you can get relieved from frequent headaches.
Note: There is some medical concern that people who have a hypo-active thyroid gland should avoid cabbage as it’s responsible for worsening their condition.
Frozen Cabbage for Headaches:
Cabbage in different forms helps you to attain health benefits. Frozen cabbage helps you to relieve pain from frequent headaches. Take a medium sized cabbage and remove the leaves from the outer area of cabbage. Then, remove the leaves from the inner area which contains moisture. Clean the leaves and add them to a big pot of water. Allow the pot to boil for 90 seconds. If the water level goes down while boiling, add water to the pot. Now remove the leaves from the pot and immediately add it to cool water. Leave the setup for 90 seconds again. This helps you to prevent cabbage from overcooking.
Now take a clean tube sock and add the mix to it slowly. If cool water still remains, no need to worry. Just throw it away. Now tie at the open end tightly. If possible, freeze that tube sock. Now, sit down and place your feet in lukewarm water and slightly bend head towards your knees.
Place the tube sock at base of your skull. This will help you to pull out blood from the extreme ends. Follow this process for 10 minutes everyday and you will be relieved from the pain of frequent headaches.
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Cabbage Leaves for Headache:
Take a medium sized cabbage and remove the leaves from the outer portion as they are too dry for treatment and sometimes the leaves in the outer area of cabbage contains so much dirt as they are the protection for inner cabbage from sun and sand. So better remove the leaves in the outer portion and throw it away. Now take the leaves from the inner area of cabbage which contains moisture. These leaves are actually, a rich sources of vitamins. Clean the leaves with fresh water.
Now, place the leaves on your forehead or at the place where pain exists. The vitamins present in the leaves can actually remove stress from you and help you to get rid off frequent headaches. Remove the leaves whenever it gets dry. It will take around 30 minutes of time for cabbage leaves to dry. If the pain still exists, take another set of fresh leaves and repeat the process.
Cabbage and Cucumber for headache on backside of head:
When you experience pain on the backside of the head, it is usually due to stress. This pain is not as severe as migraine but immediate attention is required. Take a medium sized cabbage and remove the leaves from the outer part of cabbage as there is a chance that leaves can extract dirt. Now remove the leaves from the inner portion of cabbage also where some moisture exists. Clean the leaves thoroughly with cool and fresh water. Place the leaves for 30 minutes in freezer and then place in a clean cloth.
Now pick the cloth along with cabbage leaves and tie it at the pain area. Make sure that the leaves touch the pain area and tie the cloth in the front part of head. Now cut the cucumber in a round fashion and place it on your eyes. Cucumbers have the property of lowering the water retention in eyes and reducing stress. You can experience an instant relief from stress. Now relax by taking the support of your neck for 30 minutes or until the leaves dry. If you feel that pain still exist, change the leaves and repeat the process.
So, as you see cabbage in different forms is a great cure for frequent headaches. Follow these remedies if you’re suffering from migraine, frequent headaches etc. Remember, it’s always advisable to avoid cabbage before and after your surgeries as it it’s responsible for your lowering blood sugar levels. Stay Fit!! Stay Healthy!!