Cucumber (Cucumis sativus)

Origin and distribution

Country of origin: India
Cultivation: Worldwide

Valuable substances

Vitamins A, E, B, C, folic acid, calcium, potassium, iron, zinc, magnesium, phosphorus, carbohydrates, fats, proteins, sugars, fibers and water.

Health benefits
  • Relieves the digestive tract
  • Detoxifies
  • Supports muscle and joint activity
  • Neutralizes bad breath and hangover
  • Lowers the blood pressure
  • Helps in the treatment of serious health conditions
  • Useful for teeth and gums
Beauty benefits
  • Hydrates and refreshes instantly
  • Removes the skin imperfections, including around the eyes
  • Brightens and smoothes the complexion
  • Makes the hair brilliantly smooth, shiny and flexible
  • Tightens the pores and the collagen in the cells
  • Treats acne and brittle nails
How the stars use it?

The top model Miranda Kerr cleans the dirt from her skin, placing slices of raw cucumber all over her face.

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