Find out twenty amazing benefits and uses of Cucumbers for skin, hair, the body in general and your health.
Cucumber is a wonderful vegetable and belongs to the Cucurbitaceous family, its scientific name being Cucumis sativus. This vegetable is considered as a super food for its effects on the overall health.
This plant is extremely easy to grow and is cultivated in various sizes, shapes and colour, it can be cultivated all over the world.
It has a light to dark green thin skin, moisture rich flesh and has tiny edible seeds inside, it is best harvested when it is young, tender and just short of achieving maturity. It has a slightly sweet flavour and is mainly eaten raw in salad or sandwiches or in the form of juice.
Check out the following benefits and uses;
Treats Open Pores- You can also use cucumber to treat open pores. 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.
Fights Cellulite- Cucumber can also help to banish cellulite of thighs. 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.
Cucumber as a Face Pack- Cucumber offers multiple benefits when used as a face pack. Grated cucumber and cucumber juice can be used as a key component in facial masks to treat wrinkles, pimples and other skin problems.
Controls Puffiness of the Eyes.