Cabbage Juice Is Remarkable For Healing Ulcer – Prof. Nyarkotey
Healing Ulcer: In my naturopathic clinical practice, I have witnessed the remarkable healing effects of drinking 1.5 liters of cabbage juice for three weeks on people suffering from severe ulcers.
These individuals had been on medications for years with limited success.
Despite skepticism surrounding natural remedies, it is essential to acknowledge that some of these remedies are backed by scientific evidence. However, seeking natural remedies should involve consulting well-trained professionals in this field.
Stomach Ulcer causes
Stomach ulcers, also known as gastric ulcers, are common and affect a significant percentage of the population.
The primary cause is often an infection by the Helicobacter pylori bacteria, but factors like stress, smoking, excess alcohol consumption, and overuse of anti-inflammatory medications can also contribute to their development.
Traditional anti-ulcer treatments often come with side effects like headaches and diarrhea.
As a result, many people are drawn to natural remedies.
Cabbage Juice for Healing Ulcer
One such remedy is cabbage juice, which has been used by medical doctors for stomach ulcers long before the availability of antibiotics.
Studies have confirmed that cabbage juice is rich in vitamin C, an antioxidant that can help prevent and treat H. pylori infections.
Animal studies have also shown the effectiveness of cabbage juice in treating digestive ulcers, including those affecting the stomach.
In a study from the past, participants with stomach and upper digestive tract ulcers were given around one quart of fresh cabbage juice per day.
On average, their ulcers healed after 7–10 days, significantly faster than conventional treatment.
Another study showed that 81% of participants with stomach ulcers were symptom-free within a week after consuming fresh cabbage juice.
Vitamin U, a compound in cabbage, has been attributed to its healing properties.
Other compound found in Cabbage
However, recent scientific advances have identified other compounds like anthocyanins and glucosinolate in cabbage juice, which have anti-inflammatory properties and aid in the healing of the digestive tract.
While cabbage juice has shown promising results, it’s essential to approach natural remedies with caution.
Consulting a qualified natural medicine practitioner is advisable, especially when seeking alternative treatments for health conditions.
It is worth mentioning that not everyone benefits from natural remedies, and individual responses may vary.
Additionally, those with thyroid conditions or at risk for thyroid cancer may want to avoid consuming large amounts of raw cabbage due to its goitrogenic properties, which can interfere with thyroid function.
In conclusion, cabbage juice has been extensively researched and demonstrated its ability to heal ulcers effectively.
However, as with any medical treatment, it is crucial to consult healthcare practitioners and experts in natural medicine for personalized guidance and recommendations.
If natural remedies do not yield the desired results, seeking professional medical advice is essential.
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My articles are for educational purposes and do not serve as Medical advice for Treatment. I aim to educate the public about evidence-based scientific Naturopathic Therapies.
The writer is a Professor of Naturopathic Healthcare, a Medical Journalist, and a science writer. President, Nyarkotey University College of Holistic Medicine & Technology (NUCHMT)/African Naturopathic Foundation, Ashaiman, Ghana. Currently BL Candidate at the Gambia Law School, Banjul. E. mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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