The Invaluable Benefits of Cucumber
Cucumber is a member of the famous plant family which is eaten raw with great relish in most countries of the world. It is a herbaceous plant. The vine of this plant either spreads on the ground or climbs on the surrounding trees. It was originally thought to be grown in summer and needs heat to ripen, but it is now available all year round in most parts of the world. There are two types of cucumbers available in our country. Number one desi cucumber, number two provincial cucumber
desi cucumber is common in Pakistan. The skin of this cucumber is shiny, clean and soft. It is greenish yellow and white in color and it is slightly sweet in taste and has a colder temperament.
This cucumber is also grown in Pakistan but it is grown in Europe and America. The skin of this cucumber is thick, rough and granular. It is dark green in color. But it loses its luster and fades in taste.
Medicinal benefits of cucumber:
It is a common and cheap vegetable in our country in summer days but very few people know its medicinal and nutritional benefits. It is one of the best natural remedies for many ailments.
The best cucumber is fully cooked. Cucumber should be sprinkled with black salt before use. This makes it easier to digest. It cools our body and calms our body. Being a diuretic, it excretes waste products from our body through urine. Removes heat from the liver. Useful in bile excess. Beneficial in jaundice and fever. Eliminates excessive acidity and thirst in the stomach. Useful in liver and spleen inflammation. Dilutes blood by eliminating blood clots. Therefore, it is useful in high blood pressure. Useful in hemorrhoids and promotes good sleep. Soothes the heart.
This fruit is high in nutrients. Its seeds are fun and diuretic. It is one of the unique vegetables that is eaten raw with food. Peel a squash, grate it and squeeze the lemon juice on it.