Cabbage is a popular cultivar of a the species Brassica oleracea Linne (Capitata Group) of the Family Brassicaceae (or Cruciferae), and is used as a leafy green vegetable. It is a herbaceous, biennial, dicotyledonous flowering plant distinguished by a short stem upon which is crowded a mass of leaves, usually green but in some varieties red or purplish, which while immature form a characteristic compact, globular cluster (cabbage head).
Cabbages are leafy vegetables rich in vitamins and minerals. They are a very good source of Vitamin K, C and B6; fiber, folate, copper and potassium.
As it contains good dietary fiber, It is also a great for promoting good digestive health.