There is a new trend in some American and European countries, where women are putting a cabbage leaves on their breasts.
They said that cabbageВ reduce breast swelling, andВ relieve theВ discomfort and pain which occurs whenВ feeding a baby. Some womenВ testify that it soothing the stress and pain which is caused by wearing a bra.
Researchers are still not able to find how exactlyВ theВ cabbage leaves help. Maybe theВ cabbage has a property which helps to decrease the swelling and pain, or this happens because theВ cabbage leaves has ability to actВ as cold compresses.
No matter what is the real reason behind that, the experts confirmed that ifВ you put cold cabbage leaves directly on your breasts, it willВ soothing the painВ and swelling. This is especially recommended to women who areВ breastfeeding.
PrepareВ cabbage leaves forВ breast relaxation
First you need to put a cabbageВ in the refrigerator for one hour. Then, peel off theВ outerВ leaves and throw them. Pull of the second layer of leaves and wash them well with a cold water. MakeВ sure that they are clean with noВ dirt, pesticides, and residue.
Cut the leaves so it willВ fit on your breasts. You shouldn’t cover theВ nipples. When they are done, placeВ themВ on your breasts, wrap around with your bra, andВ leave the nipples exposed.
It’s recommended to leave the leaves on your breasts for about 20 minutes.