Cauliflowers were very popular in early modern Britain and were widely grown in many kitchen gardens. Cauliflowers were often enjoyed pickled or served in meat stews and pies. Part of the Cabbage family, Cauliflowers were believed to possess many of the same medicinal qualities. They were used to alleviate dim eyes; mixed with wine to counteract deafness; or the seeds were dried and used to “scour” the skin of freckles or sunburn.
Please note this information is research based on historic documents….and is not modern advice for health and wellness!