Cucumber is very useful and very essential to keep you hydrated. It helps in strengthening the kidneys, controlling bleeding disorders, increasing bone mineral density, fighting cancer, optimizing the metabolism and much more. Here are in detail how cucumber help to keep you healthy.
Osteoporosis: It has minerals like copper, magnesium and potassium. Cucumber juice is very good for bone health. Prevent osteoporosis.
Immune Function: The immune system will increase if you consume it daily in your diet. It has high level of vitamin C. White blood cells, which are a very important line of defence. Also, it is an antioxidant, seeking out and neutralizing harmful free radicals.
Detoxify the Body: They have high water content in them which helps in hydrating the body. Make juice out of it, and add more water to improve the consistency.
Bleeding Issues: If you bleed from noses or heavy menstruation or bleeding gums then eat or drink cucumber juice. It has high levels of vitamins like the vitamin K, helps in triggering coagulation in the body.
Nervous System: Calcium plays a very key role in the nervous system. Calcium is present in high quantity in cucumber.
Vision and Skin: It helps to protect our vision. It has little amounts of vitamin A, in addition, there are antioxidants found in this juice will help glow your skin. They are used in many cosmetics.
- Keep thin slices of cucumber over your eyes and rest for a while. Your dark circles around the eyes will disappear gradually if you do it alternate days.
- Make a fine paste and squeeze out the liquid in it and mix it with gram flour and apply to the face. this will make your skin glow.
- You can make a drink out of it and drink:
2-3 cucumber, half lemon, salt to taste & water
Blend cucumber along with little water. Pour it into a glass and squeeze lime to it. Now, add salt accordingly and stir well.
Serve to add few ice cubes if required.