Cucumber Fruits

On of my favorite fruit is cucumber, I also eat this after lunch, dinner or snacks. Cucumber is a fruit that came from the same family as pumpkin, zucchini an OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA d other squashes. It has a dark green rind and white succulent flesh. There are 2 types of cucumbers the pickling varieties and the slicing varieties. The pickling variety is relatively small (2 – 4 inches long). Aside from that Cucumber is best natural diuretic known, secreting and promoting the flow of urine. And is a kind of veterinarian food, it contains the following benefits:

•It helps in kidney and urinary bladder disease.
•Liver disease
•Pancreatic disease
•The potassium content of cucumber makes it highly useful for conditions of high and low blood pressure.
•Cucumber contains erepsin, the enzyme that helps to digest protein.
•The high silicon and sulphur content of the cucumber is said to promote the growth of hair, especially when the juice of the cucumber is added to the juice of carrot, lettuce and spinach.
•A mixture of cucumber juice with carrot juice is said to be beneficial for rheumatic conditions resulting from excessive uric acid in the body.
•Cucumber juice is also valuable for helping diseases of the teeth, gums, especially in cases of pyorrhea.
•The high mineral content of this vegetable also helps to prevent splitting of nails of the fingers and toes.
•Cucumber, radish and bitter gourd are beneficial in diabetes