Cucumber can be put to several uses, in order to receive many health benefits
It can be eaten raw or prickled .
Ways it can be eaten
* cucumber and mint infused juice
HEALTH BENEFITS DERIVED FROM IT
LOW IN CALORIES
Cucumber has a good amount of water in it . It contains more fiber as well,and low in calories.
Tannis , which helps the body against free radicals which may pose a health challenge . It therefore boosts the immune system and prevents certain infectious diseases.
HIGH VITAMIN CONTENT
It contains vitamin C , which helps prevent gout problems as well as help treat cold and influenza.
FOR THE PURPOSE OF DEHYDRATION
Cucumber has about 95% of water in it. It therefore means that, eating cucumber actually keep the body hydrated and prevent dry and pale skin.
A lot of water in the body will eventually lead to frequent urination . That will help the kidney and result in the cleansing of the body by excreting waste products and keeping the body healthy.
This benefit is actually a social practice. Many young men admitted that excess intake of Cucumber makes their semen thick and they experience more semen discharge.
Finally , it can be used for several beauty products and procedures.for example
It is used for treating dark circles and puffy eyes
Many cosmetic companies add it to their body lotions as a toner.