Cucumber is a fruit that is seen and consumed in almost every part of the world, not particularly because of it taste, but because of it's chemical contents and nutritional facts. Cucumber has also benefitted the skin in many ways which include
Reduction of swell and puffiness: Cucumbers are rich in vitamin C and folic acid . Vitamin C can “wake skin up” and activates the growth of new cells, while folic acid on the other hand activates antioxidants that help your skin fight off toxins that can make eyes appear puffy or tired. Therefore, it said that when a chilled slice of cucumber is placed over the eye, it helps to reduce swollen eyes.
Aids in preventing acne and also anti ageing combat :
acnes are caused primarily by the increased secretion of oil that trap dirt and other impurities and block the skin pores which leads to heightened bacterial activity and infection. Cucumber are said to contains silica that provides nutrients that maintains skin tone andexhibits anti-aging, anti-wrinkle and anti-acne properties andremoves toxins, dirt and impurities, it also tightens the skin pores. Cucumber also contains minerals like calcium, potassium,phosphorus and magnesium; vitamins A, C & E and amino acids thekeep the skin looking firm and healthy. Therefore, cucumber is seen as natural skin toner, cleanser, and moisturizer.
Cucumber provides a base for hydration
water is essential for human existence and cucumber is said to contain 75% of water which aids in boosting body's hydration and flushing out toxins. Adding cucumber and mint can make it more attractive for people that don't enjoy drinking water. Staying hydrated is essential for maintaining a healthy intestine, preventing constipation, avoiding kidney stones, and more.Therefore, cucumber is one of the most hydrating foods.
In conclusion, fruits and vegetables are essentially needed in human body which aids in skin management and many more and cucumber is said to contain most of the component because of it's higher water content which aids in hydration and it’s water is essential for human existence.
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