TREATMENT, cabbage can be used both internally (raw or pickled), and externally, especially in the form of poultice. Poultice of cabbage is recommended as a remedy for many diseases (gastrointestinal disorders, colds, bronchitis, asthma, renal colic), skin problems (abscesses, boils, nail infection, eczema, acne, bruises, wounds, burns), neuralgia, rheumatic pain, sprains, sprain.
Use fresh leaves of kale, intensely colored and fleshy. Wash under running water, then wipe and remove the central rib of each leaf, and if the application is made on a sensitive area (burn, abscess, etc.) will be cut and side ribs. The leaves can be applied as they are, after beforehand, were crushed with a wooden roller to get the juice or can be heated on the steam bath or immersing it in hot water. Make a poultice of 2-3 leaves stacked thick, which is applied to the treated area. Over leaves put a thick cloth, and tie with a strip of gauze, without tightening too much. Preferably is to apply the poultice at night before bed to be kept as many hours in that place.