Cucumber is the most common and popular vegetables all over the world.Cucumber is a complete vegetable in itself because it has many health, beauty and skin benefits.It is low in fat and rich in various minerals and vitamins.Cucumber also contains water and is rich in dietary fibre.It helps in removing toxins from the body and also cure urinary and kidney diseases.
The silica in cucumber helps strengthening joints, bones, blood vessels and ligaments.It also helps in curing tapeworm infection and relives arthritis pain.Cucumber contains potassium which control the problem of high and low blood pressure.
Health benefits of cucumber:
1)Cucumber is the best food to keep body hydrated.It contains more than 90 percent of the water and helps body to get rid of the toxin especially during summers.
2)It keeps the skin hydrated, healthy and glowing.Cucumber is used in many beauty treatments.It helps making facial masks and treats the swelling and puffiness under the eyes.
3)Cancer has cancer fighting properties.The lignans present in cucumber reduces the risk of cancer such as prostrate,uterine, breast and ovarian cancer.
4)Cucumber juice treats gum and teeth diseases.It cures pyorrhoea.
5)Cucumber is beneficial for digestion problem.It treats acidity, heartburn,gastritis and ulcers.People suffering from serious digestion problem are recommended to eat cucumber everyday.
6)Cucumber juice when mixed with lettuce,spinach and carrot juice promotes healthy growth of hairs.
7)When mixed with other vegetable and cereals cucumber increases the nutritional value of the food.
8)Cucumber cures headache.Eat slices of cucumber before going to bed at night, it relieves the pain when you wake up.
9)Cucumber is highly beneficial in weight loss because of its low calorie and high water content.
10)Researches has shown that cucumber regulates the cholesterol level.
“The information present here is for general purpose please consult your doctor before taking any medication/therapy”