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Broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. italica)

Broccoli (Brassica oleracea var. italica)

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Broccoli is a vegetable. The parts that grow above the ground are used to make medicine.

Broccoli is used for preventing cancer of the prostate, breast, colon, bladder, and stomach. Some people also use it for boosting the effectiveness of the immune system.

How does it work?

Chemicals in broccoli might have cancer-preventing and antioxidant effects.

Traditionally used for

High cholesterol.
Bladder cancer.
Breast cancer.
Cancer of the colon and rectum.
Prostate cancer.
Stomach cancer.


The appropriate dose of broccoli depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for broccoli. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.

Possible Side Effects

Broccoli is SAFE in the small amounts found in a normal diet. There's not enough information to know if broccoli is safe when taken in larger medicinal amounts.

When applied to the skin, broccoli can cause an allergic rash in hypersensitive people.

Special Precautions & Warnings

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: Broccoli is SAFE for pregnant and breast-feeding women in food amounts. But larger medicinal amounts should be avoided until more is known.

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