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Benefits of Cucumber !!

March 26, 2008


Benefits of Cucumber

Cucumber is a great folk medicine used to reduce heat and inflammation. It can be eaten raw, pickled or used in cooking. This cool fruit is popular among women because it is normally used to help treat tired eyes. Cucumber can be used for skin problems because of its diuretic, cooling and cleansing property It helps to heal a range of illnesses – including lung, stomach and chest problem, gout, arthritis and tapeworm
To reduce heartburn or sooth acid stomach, drink fresh cucumber juice. The same applies for people suffering from gastritis or ulcer.
To reduce swelling and soothe the eyes, place a cucumber slice over closed eyes.
Cucumber juice, when taken daily may help to control cases of eczema, arthritis and gout.
But keep away from pickled
cucumbers. There are two reasons for this. Firstly, because of pickling, the cucumber has lost most of its vitamin. Second thing is, pickled cucumber is also high in sodium. So You don’t want to get sick, do you? The regular intake of cucumber juice is very useful both internally and externally. Cucumber can claim to be a water body as it has 90 per cent water. It is known to be a cooling agent due to the water in it.


Prabhu Sivaraman.