Cabbage ( Kubis )
(Brassica oleracea var. Capitata)
Cabbage family have enough type. Commonly grown in Indonesia, including cabbage, cabbage flowers, broccoli, cabbage sprouts, cabbage rabbis, and kale. This type of cabbage is thought to be from the wild cabbage Brassica oleracea var. sylvestris, which grows along the Mediterranean coast, the coast of England, Denmark, France and North West. The wild cabbage that grew there as a biennial crop and there is also a perennial. Cabbage that has been made into a cultivated annual crops. To obtain seeds, sprouts are allowed to grow as a biennial crop. These vegetables can be planted in lowland and upland with an average rainfall 850-900 mm. The leaves are round, oval, to oblong, forming a large rosette and thick roots, leaves of various colors, including white (forma alba), green, and red-purple (forma rubra). Initially, waxy leaves that grow straight, the leaves grow next bend, covering the young leaves of the latter grew. Leaf growth stops marked with the establishment of the crop or the egg (head) and the crop side of the cabbage buds (Brussels sprouts). Furthermore, the crop will be broken and come out a long-stemmed flower panicles, branched, small leaved, upright crown, yellow. The fruit pods cylindrical, 5-10 cm long, seedy. Seeds 2-4 mm in diameter, brown-gray. Age harvest vary, ranging from 90 days to 150 days. Crunchy fresh cabbage leaves and crisp taste that can be eaten as a salad of raw and cooked, mixed salad, disayur, or made ointment. Cabbage can be propagated by seeds or stem cuttings.
Kol, kobis, kubis telur, kubis krop. NAME OF FOREIGN Cabbage. NAME simplicia capitatae Folium brassicae (cabbage leaves).
Fresh cabbage contains water, proteins, fats, carbohydrates, fiber, calcium, phosphorus, iron, sodium, potassium, vitamins (A, C, E, thiamine, riboflavin, nicotinamide), calcium, and beta carotene. In addition, also contain compounds sianohidroksibutena (CHB), sulforafan, and iberin that stimulates the formation of glutathione, an enzyme that works by breaking and dispose of toxic substances circulating in the body. The high content of vitamin C in cabbage could prevent scurvy (scurvy). Presence of anthocyanin, a substance can cause the color changed to red cabbage. The content of active substance, sulforafan and histidine can inhibit tumor growth, preventing colon cancer, and rectum, detoxification hazardous chemical compounds, such as cobalt, nickel and copper overload in the body, and increase endurance to fight cancer. In sulfur amino acid content, is also efficacious lowering high cholesterol levels, nerve sedative, and uplifting.
Protect the body from radiation hazards, inhibits tumor growth, and laxatives.
The part used is the leaves.
Cabbage is used for treatment:
- Itching caused by the fungus candida (candidiasis),
- Fungus on the scalp, hands, and feet
- High blood cholesterol levels,
- Inflammation of the joints (arthritis),
- Protect the body from the radiation beam, such as x-ray beams, computers, microwaves, and color television,
- An antidote to the hangover of alcohol (hangover), toxins in the liver,
- Eliminating the complaint PMS (premenstrual syndrome),
- Increase breast milk production,
- Prevent the tumor enlarges,
- Preventing colon and rectal cancer,
- Ulcer (ulcer) in the gastrointestinal tract, and
- Difficult bowel movements (constipation).
HOW TO USE
Provide 25-30 g of cabbage, then eat it raw as a salad or can also be boiled or juiced. Because of cabbage including fiber foods so if someone is eating too much cabbage can cause a feeling of fullness, bloating, and gas in the stomach causing quite a lot. In addition, it can also interfere with the absorption of certain nutrients.
For external use, cabbage juice can be used to wash the itchy vagina intercourse due to the fungus Candida albicans, the disease known as candidosis vaginalis. In addition, this herb can be used to wash wounds, cure fungus on the skin and head (with topically), and compress parts of the body bruised, swollen, or painful joints.
EXAMPLE USAGE IN THE COMMUNITY
Premenstrual syndrome, candidiasis and fungal infections
Drinking fresh cabbage juice daily. Cabbage juice can also be used to wash the genital (vaginal douche).
Eating cabbage salad every day, either raw or cooked.
Ulcer in the digestive
Drink 1 / 2 cups fresh cabbage juice, do it twice a day.
Protect the body from the radiation beam
Eat fresh cabbage every day as a salad or drink cabbage juice.
Increasing milk production
Cabbage juice can be given to pregnant mothers shortly before giving birth.
Lowering high blood cholesterol levels
Wash 1 / 4 part fresh cabbage medium to clean, rinse with boiled water, then cut into pieces as needed. Cabbage juice, and drink the juice at once, do it every day.
Poultice of cabbage can cause blisters if used for several hours.
If the cabbage juice is consumed continuously, can reduce the amount of iodine in the body. As a result, the thyroid (thyroid) iodine deficiency. To prevent this, multiply to consume the food sources of iodine, such as seaweed.