Despite its reputation for being a source of natural gas for some people, cabbage has many health benefits extending to all varieties of this leafy veggie.
Various studies have shown that cabbage may reduce the risk of developing an assortment of ailments, from diabetes to heart disease.
The wonders of cabbage extend beyond possible preventative uses to include some practical applications for things like minor wounds and digestion.
Cabbage leaves can be used to help relieve pain and reduce inflammation. A University of Missouri study found a connection between apigenin, a flavonoid found in cabbage that has anti-inflammatory properties.