Cabbage (Brassica oleracea) is a vegetable that has been cultivated by humans since the stone age. In herbal medicine, it is known as having a lot of healing properties. The bandages made of crushed fresh leaves have a strong anti-inflammatory effect. The consumption of cabbage has also a lot of beneficial effects because of its rich content in vitamins, especially vitamin C, and minerals. It also contains Indole-3-carbinol an anticarcinogenic and antioxidant substance with a strong anticancer effect.