Cucumber represents 96% and more water, so it is not a nutritious product - it is valued because of its taste, not because of its nutritional value.
Increase appetite, help good digestion. Fresh cucumbers are useful in diseases of the stomach (as a laxative), liver, kidneys. Their use in food contributes to the removal of water from the body, improves the work of the liver, kidneys, heart. The fresh juice prepared by them is used for coughs, stomach and intestinal pains.
Cucumbers are the best diuretic. But they also have other valuable properties - they improve hair growth, strengthen the heart muscle and blood vessels. They contain a lot of potassium, calcium, sodium and phosphorus. This vegetable can regulate the acid imbalance faster and better than any other. This is very important because the imbalance complicates the course of many diseases. For slow-healing wounds, eat cucumbers. Their biggest advantage is the tartaric acid they contain. It is important insofar as it prevents carbohydrates from turning into fat and accumulating in the body.
A mixture of cucumber, carrot and beet juice has a beneficial effect on rheumatic diseases. The high content of potassium in cucumber makes it a very valuable product for people with both low and high blood pressure.
Cucumber juice helps with periodontitis, stops hair breakage and hair loss, is useful for the prevention of myocardial tension (heart muscle), calms and strengthens the nervous system, prevents atherosclerosis, improves memory.
This vegetable is used to improve skin color, as a laxative, for bleeding.
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