Untold Hidden Cucumber Benefits

Cucumbers are very beneficial for health mainly because they are made up of water and other important nutrients like vitamin A, vitamin C, folic acid. Whereas the skin of cucumber is rich in fiber and contains a range of minerals like magnesium, potassium and molybdenum.

 

Hidden benefits of cucumber

 

Cucumber Benefits

Cucumber has some hidden properties which only a few of us know. Here I will reveal some of the best unknown benefits of cucumber.

  • Get Fair Complexion and Glowing Skin

Glowing skin from cucumberCucumber contains silica which is an important component for skin health. Doctors often recommend to apply cucumber juice get brighter and healthier skin. The ascorbic acid and caffeic acid are the two vital compounds in cucumbers that help prevent water loss from the body thus keeping the skin fresh and healthy.

What you need to do

Take one cucumber and grind it to make its juice. Now apply the juice on your face and neck and let it sit for at least half an hour. For dark eye circles, you can soak cotton pads in cucumber juice and put on your eyes for 20 minutes. Wash off with cold fresh water. You will immediately feel the difference and a fresh glow on your face. Continue doing the process daily for excellent results.

 

  • Relieves Constipation

Cucumber for constipationCucumber contains water and fiber which are essential components for a healthy digestive system. Both water and fiber help food to move quicker and easily through the digestive tract, helping prevent constipation. It is recommended for patients with gastric issues to take cucumber daily in their diet.

What you need to do

Take one cucumber and take out its juice. Mix it with yogurt and grind both together. Drink it as the first thing in the morning. Alternatively, you can also chop some cucumber and mix it in yogurt. You can add some salt or pepper in the yogurt as per your taste and eat it. This will help you empty your bowls easily.

 

  • Reduces Hair Fall 

Cucumber for hair fallCucumber contains nutrients that are very important for hair like silicon, sulfur, sodium, phosphorus, and calcium. These nutrients help in hair growth and reduces hair fall as well by making the hair strong from roots.

What you need to do

Take a cucumber, again grind it to make its juice. Now apply the juice on your hair roots and let it sit for one to two hours. For shinier hair, take juice out from three cucumbers, mix it with few drops of lemon juice and apply all over on your hair strands as well. Let it sit for two hours then wash off. You will notice much volume in your hair just after one wash. Do this at least thrice a week and within a month you will notice visible changes in hair fall and overall hair health.

 

  • Cures UTI (Urinary Tract Infection)

Cucumber for UTICucumber juice is also a potent diuretic food as it helps to flush out the toxins from your body. It also eases the pressure on your kidneys and keeps them healthy because of its water content.

What you need to do

You have to take out juice from two cucumbers and drink it twice daily. Once in morning, and once in the evening. This will clean your renal system of toxins and will effectively treat UTI as well.

 

  • Controls Blood Pressure

Cucumbers for blood pressureStudies tell that people who consume foods which are rich in magnesium, potassium, and fiber have lowered their blood pressures back to normal. Whereas the other group having no such nutrients in their diet, their blood pressures remained the same.

What you need to do

Take two cucumbers and have them twice a day. Cut them into slices and have it once in the morning and once in the evening. This will lower your blood pressure back to normal. Even if your blood pressure comes back to normal, continue eating it as this will help maintain a healthy weight and normal blood pressure.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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