Health Benefits of Cucumber:
1. Fight Constipation:
The in cucumber is very low and it contains just 15 grams of calories per 100 grams. It contains no saturated fats or cholesterol. Daily consumption of cucumbers can be regarded as a remedy for chronic constipation.
2. High Fiber:
3. Healthy Urinary Bladder and Kidney:
It has healing attributes in relation to the diseases of urinary bladder and kidney. The water content in cucumber aids the function of kidney by promoting urination. Regular consumption of cucumber can also .
4. Aids Digestion:
5. Fight Intestinal Worm:
Not just cucumber and its juice, but its seeds are also highly beneficial. Cucumber seeds are considered as a natural remedy to eliminate tape worm from intestinal tracts. The seeds also have anti-inflammatory properties which are effective in the treatment of swellings of mucous membranes of the nose and throat.
6. Good Dosage of Potassium:
7. High in Antioxidants:
Cucumbers contain good amount of antioxidants like B carotene, A-carotene, zea-xanthin and lutein . These compounds act as a scavenger against free radicals that lead to ageing and other age related diseases.
8. Reduces Inflammation:
Fresh cucumber extracts are also known to reduce unwanted inflammation. It accomplishes the task by inhabiting activity of pro inflammatory enzymes like cyclo-oxyenase and by preventing over production of nitric oxides which leads to excessive inflammation .
9. Beneficial for Diabetics:
Cucumber juice contains hormones. These are needed by the pancreas for producing insulin which is extremely beneficial to diabetic patients. Copper in cucumber also aids to produce healthy blood cells and .
Cucumbers are known to contain lariciresinol, pinoresinol, and secoisolariciresinol. These 3 lignans are strongly connected with reducing the risk of developing several kinds of cancer like breast cancer, colon cancer, ovarian cancer, uterine cancer and prostate cancer. When we consume these lignans, bacteria found in our digestive tract take hold of these lignans and convert them into enterolignans. These enterolignans bind on to the estrogens receptors to reduce estrogens related diseases like cancer .
11. Good for Dental Health:
Cucumber also cares for the dental health by combating bad breath. The vegetable releases phytochemical which kill the bad breath causing bacteria. Take a slice of cucumber and press it to the roof of the mouth with your tongue for 30 seconds. The phytochemicals will kill the bacteria responsible for causing bad breath. Raw cucumber increases salivation and brings a neutralisation of acids and alkali in oral cavity. Cucumber juice can effectively and weak gums .
12. Cures Hangover:
Cucumber can also be r and headache associated with it. This is because they help to rehydrate the body’s nutrients and eliminate the toxins that are present due to the intake of alcohol. Eat few cucumber slices before going to bed. The sugar, vitamin B and electrolytes content in cucumber will reduce the intensity of hangover and headache .
13. Good for Treating Blood Pressure Issues:
Cumber has mild diuretic properties owing to its high potassium and water content. It also has a , potassium and fibre which regulates the blood pressure and treats both high and low blood pressure. Steam produced while boiling cucumber acts as a stress reliever and calms and relaxes the senses and muscles .
14. Flushes Out Waste From the Body:
Cucumber contains 95% water which hydrates and replenishes the body by eliminating the toxins. The high water content in cucumber acts as a system cleanser and sweeps the waste products out of the system .
15. Strengthens Bones:
Vitamin K in cucumbers plays a very by promoting orthotropic activity . The high amount of silica in it promotes joint health by strengthening the connective tissue. It is also a good source of calcium making it perfect for vegan diet. Getting enough calcium also by controlling hormone release.
16. Treats Alzheimer’s:
Skin Benefits of Cucumber:
Most of the hair care and are manufactured using cucumber as one of its main ingredients. The raw fruit is also used in many beauty parlours and spas in their facial treatments to reduce wrinkles and puffiness around the eyes.
Some of the major cucumber benefits for skin are:
17. Revitalizes Skin:
18. Reverses Skin Tanning:
It has a mild bleaching property which can reverse skin tanning and give you youthful and glowing skin .
19. Controls Puffiness of the Eyes:
If you are worried about eye puffiness then cucumbers can provide you with instant relief. The ascorbic acid and caffeic acid in cucumber brings down the water retention rate which in turn diminishes the swelling and puffiness around the yes .
20. Helps Soothe Sunburn:
Putting cucumber slices or puree on sunburnt skin brings instant relief. Thus cucumber is a natural and gentle way to treat sun burn .
21. Rejuvenates Skin:
The most common use of cucumber pulp and juice is to improve complexion and rejuvenate the skin. Mix cucumber juice with a few drop of lemon juice and apply it as a facial mask. This will improve the complexion and will add a glow to the skin .
22. Treats Open Pores:
You can also use cucumber to treat open pores and . Extract cucumber juice and use it as a toner. You can also mix it with apple cider vinegar, tomato pulp and Aloe Vera gel to make it more effective .
23. Fights Cellulite:
Cucumber can also help to . Mix some ground coffee with cucumber juice and raw honey to make a thick paste. Apply this on the affected areas, wrap it in muslin cloth and exfoliate gently after 30 minutes. Eating cucumber can also treat cellulite .
24. Hydrates Skin:
25. Reduces Dark Circles:
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