Advantages of Cucumber

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Cucumber is quite helpful for our health internally as well as externally. Internally you can get benefits of cucumber because of its nutrition values. And its juice and its slices are helpful externally to our skin and eyes.

Cucumber is quite helpful for the hair growth. The sulfur and silicon content in cucumber makes it beneficial for the growth of hairs. For better hair growth, drink cucumber juice by mixing with spinach and carrot juice.

Cucumber is used in various skin creams. The anti oxidants and vitamin C present in cucumbers makes it helpful for better skin conditions. Cucumber juice can be applied directly for soft and shiny skin.

Body temperature can be normalized with the help of cucumber. After walking in the hot and dry weather, you should drink cucumber juice for cooling down the temperature of your body.

Cucumber also works as natural laxative. Also it aids in complete bowel evacuation. Even doctors advised to chronic constipation patients to eat two cucumbers daily to overcome this problem.


Cucumber juice is also beneficial for arthritis and gout patients. Cucumber juice is helpful for neutralize the effects of uric acid. That’s why it acts as herbal medicine. Mixing cucumber juice with beet, carrot juice helps may be more helpful for arthritis and gout patients.

Cucumber juice, when mixed with carrot juice, is said to be good for rheumatic conditions caused by excessive uric acid in the body. Also Cucumber has been associated with healing properties in relation to diseases of the kidney, urinary bladder, liver and pancreas.


Other health benefits of cucumber is derived from the fact that it is very low in calories Very high potassium contents have been claimed for the plant which from the most up-to-date analyses available would seem to be an exaggeration.

Disclaimer: All information is provided here only for general health education. Please consult your health physician regarding any treatment of health issues.
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