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Brassicales
English: Cabbage order.
Botany: characteristic is the chemistry with glucosinolate and myrosin.
Content: glucosinolate, myrosin; myrosinase, erucic acid, eicosenoic acid.
DD: Phase 6; Carbon series; Silicon series; Iron series; Silver series.
DD: Oxygen, Sulphur, Rubiaceae.

Taxonomy
This order consist of 17 families. Brassicaceae is the best known family and contains the majority of species of this order. The order was dificult to establish. For example Limnanthaceae had been placed in its own order, Limnanthaceae and Tropaeolaceae in Geraniales, Batidaceae in Caryophyllales, Caricacaeae in Violales. Assembled DNA sequence data sets for glucosinolate taxa and applied cladistic methods showed that all the glucosinolate-producing taxa save Drypetes, form a clade, the Brassicales. Despite the paucity of morphological synapomorphies the chemistry and DNA show a well supported evidence for the group's monophyly.
Families: Akaniaceae, Bataceae, Caricaceae (Carica papaya), Emblingiaceae, Gyrostemonaceae, Koeberliniaceae, Limnanthaceae, Moringaceae (Moringa oleifera), Pentadiplandraceae, Resedaceae, Salvadoraceae, Setchellantacaee, Tovariaceae, Tropaeolaceae (Tropaeolum majus).

Subphases
1. Caricaceae, Moringaceae, Akaniaceae
2. Tropaeolaceae, Limnanthaceae
3. Resedaceae, Gyrostemonaceae, Tovariaceae, Pentadiplandraceae
4. Capparidaceae
5. Cleomaceae
6. Brassicaceae
7. Salvadoraceae, Bataceae, Koeberlinaceae

Introduction
The main theme is that of being neglected or abused and not seen for what they are worth. They feel special, having a high self-esteem but it is unappreciated by others, not by society, nor the family nor their spouse. They often get used and abused. Or they will abuse others in their superior position, as being of a higher class. They can feel like an outcast, in society, their community, family or from their spouse. It gives the feeling that they are only tolerated, not really accepted anymore.

Social classes
The main theme is that of servants versus higher social class: the combination of Iron series and Silver series. It is the servant and his master, the worker and the manager, the poor and the rich, the slave and his master, the sailor and the captain. In more modern days one can think of the Filipino servants serving in Qatar, or little girls working in third world factories for long days and little money. Or one can think of the servant in a marriage, a woman serving her husband.

Used
There is a theme of being used. The order contains glucosinolate, compounds of glucose and an amino acid. They contain sulphur, cyanide and glucose. Cyanides block the carrying of oxygen. The cyanide has the theme of being walked over, getting no air for oneself.

Love
Love is also an important aspect. It can be love in general, for the world, for the friends and family. But it is often especially focused on married love. They can be very loving and giving. But later in life this can turn into a worn-out state, a state of being empty, wrinkled, used and abused.

Fresh
They have a tendency to be able to stand the abuse. They can tolerate it for a long time, have a lot of stamina and can work hard. They have a kind of freshness in them, as we can recognise from many members like mustard, radish and horse radish. But this is combined with a sharp, biting quality, that of the anger and bitterness of being used.

Sensation
The sensation is that of being blocked, things cannot go further. The street or tube is constricted and blocked.
This can occur in the intestines but also in blood vessels with arteriosclerosis.

Mind
Conflict between Iron series and Silver series.
They would like to be special, have a high position.

Body
General: scurvy is another major theme, with torn skin, cracks in the skin; they cannot keep themselves together anymore.
Stomach: ! full, bloated, belching; indigestion.
Abdomen: full bloated; problems of liver, gallbladder and pancreas.
Male: prostatism.