They are healthy for the body AND the skin, with only 15 calories each and many vitamins, including potassium.
They are very low sodium, which acts as a mild diuretic. Vitamin K is abundant, which plays a major role in bone strength and can help the treatment of Alzheimer's disease.
Vitamin A, which is an important nutrient for eyesight;
They help stabilize blood pressure;
and they are very high in fiber.
The skin, of the cucumber, is a very crucial element not to be forgotten. It contains silica, which is essential for muscles, ligaments, cartilage, bone and skin.
When applied to the eyes, they are great for tired eyes, relieving dark circles, reducing swelling and helps your over all skin heal from sunburn, inflammation, and eczema.
Cucumber juice, taken regularly, is good for your skin and for drinking. It hydrates the skin, joints, tissues and enhances your energy levels.
Cucumbers can also remove cellulite when eaten/juiced and/or applied to the skin, drawing out excess fluids and tightening collagen which has the effect of cellulite reduction.
Remember to wash off the wax coating or get organic, as everything has pesticides!!
The fine print:
*Batteries Not Required - when used as a single woman's tool of survival*