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Cabbage, Brassica oleracea

Family:

Brassicaceae

Found in:

Medicinal Garden

By Magnus Manske [CC BY-SA 2.5-2.0-1.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.5-2.0-1.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

By Forest & Kim Starr [CC BY 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Medicinal Garden information:

Glucosinolate, an organic compound found in cabbage, may change how estrogen is released, thus contributing to its antithyroid effects.

Breast-feeding women sometimes apply cabbage leaves and cabbage leaf extracts to their breasts to relieve swelling and pain; ? Glucosinolates, such as indole-3-carbinol found in cabbage, may change how estrogen is released.

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