Cucumbers are number four most cultivated vegetable in the world and known to be one of the best foods for your overall health, often referred to as a super food.
Here are the main benefits of cucumber for your body:
It rehydrates your body: If you are too busy to drink enough water, eat the cool cucumber, which is 90 percent water. It will cheerfully compensate your water lost.
It fights heat inside and out: Eating cucumber will get your body relief from heartburn. Apply cucumber on your skin and you will get relief from sunburn.
It eliminates toxins: All that water in cucumber acts as a virtual broom, sweeping waste products out of your body. With regular eating, cucumber is known to dissolve kidney stones.
It replenishes daily vitamins: Cucumbers have most of the vitamins the body needs in a single day. A B and C, which boost your immune system keep you radiant and give you energy. Make it more powerful by juicing cucumber with spinach and carrot.
It supplies skin friendly minerals: Cucumber is high in potassium, magnesium and silicon. That is why spas abound cucumber based treatments.
It revives the eyes: Placing a chilled slice of cucumber over puffy eyes is a clichéd beauty visual but it really can help reduce under-eye bags and puffiness due to its anti inflammatory properties.