Did you know • 15 July 2014
< 1 min
In the humble, daily guise of vegetables such as cabbage, nature’s pharmacy offers us a series of chemicals of primary importance. Isothiocyanates, compounds containing sulphur, are among these. Useful for protecting the plant from pests, they become the champions of our lungs. These substances also have a direct effect on the bronchial mucosa because they promote secretion and the expulsion of thickened mucous in the airways.