Goodness of CUCUMBER
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1.  Cucumbers contain most of the vitamins you need every day.

Just one  cucumber contains Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, Folic Acid, Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium and Zinc.

2. Feeling tired in the afternoon.

Put down  the caffeinated soda and pick up a cucumber. Cucumbers are a good source of B Vitamins and Carbohydrates that can provide that quick pick-me-up that can last for hours.

3. Tired of your bathroom mirror fogging up after a  shower.

Try rubbing a cucumber slice along the mirror, it will  eliminate the fog and provide a soothing, spa-like fragrance.

4. Are  grubs and slugs ruining your planting beds? .

Place a few slices  in a small pie tin and your garden will be free of pests all season long. The  chemicals in the cucumber react with the aluminum to give off a scent  undetectable to humans but drive garden pests crazy and make them flee the area.

5. Looking for a fast and easy way to remove cellulite before going out  or to the pool? .

Try rubbing a slice or two of cucumbers along your  problem area for a few minutes, the phytochemicals in  the cucumber cause  the collagen in your skin to tighten,  firming up the outer layer  and reducing the visibility of cellulite. Works great on wrinkles  too!!!

6. Want to avoid a hangover or terrible headache? .

Eat  a few cucumber slices before going to bed and wake up refreshed and headache  free. Cucumbers contain enough sugar, B vitamins and electrolytes to replenish  essential nutrients the body lost, keeping everything in equilibrium,  avoiding both a hangover and headache!!

7. Looking to fight off that  afternoon or evening snacking binge? .

Cucumbers have been used for  centuries and often used by European trappers, traders and explores for quick  meals to thwart off starvation.

8. Have an important meeting or job  interview and you realize that you don’t have enough time to polish  your shoes?.

Rub a freshly cut cucumber over the shoe, its chemicals  will provide a quick and durable shine that not only looks great but also repels  water.

9. Out of WD 40 and need to fix a squeaky hinge?.

Take a cucumber slice and rub it along the problematic hinge, and  voila,
the squeak is gone!

10. Stressed out and don’t have time for a  massage, facial or visit to the

Cut up an entire cucumber and  place it in a boiling pot of water, the
chemicals and nutrients from the  cucumber will react with the boiling water and
be released in the  steam,  creating a soothing, relaxing aroma that has
been  shown to reduce stress  in new mothers and college students during final

11. Just finish a  business lunch and realize you don’t have gum or mints?

Take a slice  of cucumber and press it to the roof of your  mouth with your
tongue for 30  seconds to eliminate bad breath, the phytochemcials will
kill the bacteria in  your  mouth responsible for causing bad breath.

12. Looking for a  ‘green’ way to clean your faucets, sinks or stainless

Take a  slice of cucumber and rub it on the surface you want to clean, not
only will it  remove years of tarnish and  bring back the shine, but it
won’t leave  streaks and won’t  harm your
fingers or fingernails while you  clean.

13. Using a pen and made a mistake?.

Take the  outside of the cucumber and slowly use it to erase the pen
writing, also works  great
on crayons and markers that the kids have used to decorate the  walls!!

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