Benefits of Cucumber

Cucumber is a great folk medicine used to reduce heat and inflammation. It can be eaten raw, pickled or in cooking. This cool fruit is popular among women who use it to treat tired eyes.

Benefits of Cucumber

  • Cucumber is used for skin problems because of its diuretic, cooling and cleansing properties.

  • Cucumber is useful in healing a range of illnesses including lung, stomach and chest problems, gout, arthritis and tapeworm.

Uses of Cucumber

  • To reduce heartburn or soothe an acid stomach, drink fresh cucumber juice. It also works wonders for patients of gastritis or ulcers.

  • To reduce puffiness and soothe the eyes, place a cucumber slice over closed eyes.

  • Regular intake of cucumber juice can help control eczema, arthritis and gout.

Tips

  • Keep cucumbers cool or they will become soggy. Keep them refrigerated or away from direct sunlight.

  • Cut off the ends and peel the skin to get rid of the bitterness.

  • Avoid pickled cucumbers. These lack nutrient content and are high in sodium. Eat in moderation to avoid getting sick.


~ Ajeet Khurana

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