HEALTH BENEFITS OF CUCUMBER

Cucumber

Cucumber was originated from ancient india and has became the fourth most widely cultivated fruit in the world. In earlier times cucumber was also used for various medicinal purposes due to its healing powers. Fresh cucumber juice is the best rejuvenation tonic because of its excellent cooling effect.

BENEFITS :

REHYDRATES YOUR BODY :

Cucumber contains 95% water of its weight and has full of nutrients which plays an important role role in hydrating body like potassium and magnesium. Cucumber can hydrate you more than water and it is a good snack option during hot summer days.

REDUCES PUFFINESS AROUND EYES :

Cucumber has anti inflammtory properties having high water content which helps to hydrate the area around eyes helping to reduce puffiness and also slows down the flow of blood around eyes.

HOW TO USE CUCUMBER FOR PUFFY EYES :

  1. Keep cucumber slices in fridge for 20-25 minutes
  2. place cucumber slices on your eyes
  3. rest for about 15 minutes
  4. it will reduce puffiness around your eyes and helps you to calm and relax.

HELPS IN WEIGHT LOSS :

Cucumber are almost zero in calories and high water content. Also contain vitamin B, K and A. Cucumber diet can help you to lose weight by adding protein rich foods along with it for 15 days. You can eat cucumber as a snack wheneveryou feel hungry.

SKIN CARE :

Cucumbers are rich in minerals, vitamins and other nutrients. It can make your skin healthy. Cucumbers are also rich in silica content ( a beauty minerals ). Consuming cucumber juice daily can make your skin healthy from inside and provides various benefits like reduces skin tan and helps in treating dull skin.

HOW TO USE CUCUMBER ON FACE :

  1. Crush one cucumber
  2. add 1tbsp of rose water
  3. apply this mixture on your face
  4. rest for 10 minutes
  5. wash your face with water.

IMPROVES DIGESTION :

Cucumber contains some amount of fiber which helps in digestion. Cucumber also helps in preventing constipation and bloating.

LOWERS RISK OF KIDNEY STONES :

Cucumbers helps in removing kidney stones as they are composed of water and helps the body to be hydrated. It helps to flush out stones, debris out of bladder and kidney also helps to regulate uric acid thus helping to prevent kidney and bladder stones.

HELPS TO DETOXIFY :

Cucumber detox drink can help you to flush toxins out of the body which is almost zero in calories. Just add slices of cucumber in water adding few slices of lemon in it, keep this water overnight and let all the nutrients of cucumber and lemon infuse in the water. Drink this detox drink in morning with empty stomach. It will help to remove toxins out of the body.

HAIR HEALTH :

Consuming cucumber juice helps in hair growth. Cucumber contains good amount of vitamins and minerals which helps in repairing damaged hair. You can use cucumber hair wash to get smooth hair and reduce dryness.

HOW TO USE CUCUMBER FOR HAIR :

  1. Crush fresh cucumber
  2. take out its juice by straining the crush
  3. add 1tbsp of lemon juice to it
  4. apply this mixture on your hair scalp properly
  5. wash your hair with water.

CUCUMBER NOODLE RECIPE :

THINGS YOU NEED :

  1. One cucumber
  2. one carrot
  3. 1 tbsp sesame oil
  4. pinch of black pepper
  5. pinch of salt
  6. 1 tbsp lemon juice

PROCESS :

  1. Slice the cucumber and carrot with the help of a slicer
  2. toss them in sesame oil
  3. add black pepper, salt and lemon juice to it
  4. you can also add cherry tomatoes and garnish it with some mint leaves.

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I am a food and fitness enthusiast and I like to share my thoughts & knowledge about benefits, side effects of different kinds of fruits , dry fruits & vegetables. In my opinion whenever we eat something we should know its actual benefits, right way and time to eat. So, through my articles i am sharing this information plus i love to share easy and healthy recipes which you can easily make at home and diy ideas which can be made in the most easy and fun ways....
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Great content! Super high-quality! Keep it up! 🙂

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