Dermorestorative power of vitamin U
Remarkable healing properties of vitamin U were already used when no one else knew of its existence. Contained in the leaves of cabbage has been widely used in folk medicine. Needed was almost 50 years of research to develop a her character who check in pharmacology and medicine. In the twenty-first century vitamin U revolutionized the cosmetology!
At the beginning of the discovery that vitamin U primarily brings relief. Proved to be helpful include in inflammation and ulcer cases. Centuries ago in folk medicine used poultices of the leaves of fresh cabbage, among others, for hard to heal wounds, bruises, swelling and ulcers, and even insect bites or burns. This simple compress also proved to be invaluable in the case of mastitis in lactating women, and effective in relieving joint pain and inflammation of the veins. Drinking cabbage juice healed stomach irritation and worked soothes inflammation in the gastrointestinal tract. Many of these methods are using until today. Nobody, of course, was not even mentioned the name of a revolutionary vitamin U, but it was clear that the house always have on hand the head of fresh cabbage.
Chemical Methylmethionine sulfonium, which later was called vitamin U was first isolated from the leaves of raw cabbage only in 1966. Then confirmed that it has antihistamine, anti-inflammatory and supporting treatment of gastric ulcers. I still looking for the possibility of its wider application. To understand how invaluable it can be for our body, you should know that under her name stands for a derivative of methionine (methionine sulfinate), which is an amino acid essential for life. During research focused mainly on its anti-inflammatory properties that can be used more widely than just in relation to gastrointestinal symptoms. Further work showed that vitamin U promotes healing of the skin lesions, and through the growth and migration of the cells contributes significantly to the reconstruction of the epidermis.Return