Cabbage has wonderful drawing properties and is very cleansing. It therefore
can be useful in helping the skin eliminate toxins and remove any build-up of
fluids. It may also greatly reduce inflammation and swelling.
Cabbage is often used for the treatment of swollen breasts. Also is an old
remedy for sinus problems!
To make a cabbage poultice:
Take several fresh cabbage leaves and remove the rib or tear into medium
Crush with a rolling pin to soften and release the juice.
Press gently against the inflamed area.
Cover with a piece of plastic and if using on the breast area, keep in place
with an old bra.
Replace with fresh leaves every 2-3 hours.
Continue to do this until all inflammation has gone.