Information on Cabbage

Latin NameBrasica oleracea
Part UsedLeaf
Herb FormsWhole fresh green cabbage, fresh juice.
AffectsEndocrine system, Digestive system
CautionsNone noted. Do not use the fresh juice longer than 4-6 weeks. Consult a doctor if symptoms persist.
Botanical InfoCommonly found green cabbage heads of grocery stores.
DescriptionCabbage juice, freshly made (1 litre per day), diluted with water, has been shown effective for pain relief and healing in gastric and duodenal ulcers. The juice should not be taken on an empty stomach.

Cabbage has a taste of SWEET, ACRID and a temperature of COOL.


Fresh Juice1 litre daily (diluted)

Ailments Treated by Cabbage

AilmentTreatment SupportApplication
Ulcer, duodenalanti-inflammatoryfresh juice
Gastritis, acutedemulcent, antiinflammatoryfresh juice


Weiss, R. 1988. Herbal Medicine. Beaconsfield, England: Beaconsfield Publishers.
Hobbs, C. 1992. Foundations of Health. Capitola, CA: Botanica Press.