Health is an indispensable part of a person’s life. Health is something which must always be a person’s first concern.
It is often said :
“It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver”.
A person is said to have attained the state of good health when his/her body is free from any diseases and is working perfectly as well as when the mind is also free from all stress, tension and anxiety. Factors like unhygienic environment, improper diet and eating habits, unhealthy lifestyle etc. often cause diseases and restrict one to achieve the state of good health. These factors are related to the body. But the mind also plays equally significant role as without sound mind a person can never achieve the state of good health. The factors related to mind which restrict a person from attaining good health include the stress and depression caused by one’s worries. Often people suffer from a habit of worrying unnecessarily. They usually worry about beauty and wellness. Hence, beauty also plays an important role in making one achieve the perfect state of health.
Over the past few years, the lifestyle of people has undergone a major change and they often tend to ignore the importance of healthy living in one way or the other. So, it has become extremely important to spread awareness among people regarding the good health. A highly effective and efficient way to attain good health is adapting the habit of using home remedies. Home remedies are totally inexpensive, timesaving and easier to use. They do not have any side effects and are having the ability to provide health and beauty.
Importance of Cucumber
One of the most famous and widely used home remedy for health and beauty is the use of cucumber (Cucumis sativus). Cucumbers are highly beneficial for a person’s health, mind and beauty. They are usually used during summer as they are having water-based properties. Every person needs a lot of water in his/her body especially during summer. So, consumption of cucumber fulfills that need. Cucumber provides overall coolness to the body.
Health benefits of Cucumber
Cucumber is having innumerable benefits related to health as well as beauty. Following are the health benefits of cucumber :
- Cucumbers are highly rich in vitamin A, vitamin C, Vitamin k, folic acid, magnesium, manganese and potassium. Additionally, cucumber also contain silica, a trace mineral which contributes greatly to strengthening the connective tissues.
- Cucumbers are highly beneficial for eyes as they give comfort to various eye problems and also improve the eyesight.
- Cucumber are a boon for skin problems as they are having water-based properties so they give relief to various skin diseases like ringworm, exhema, skin inflammation etc.
- Cucumbers improve digestion by preventing people from constipation.
- Consumption of cucumber lowers the risk of several cancers.
- Being rich in water and fibre, cucumbers boost mouth’s saliva production, and thus helps in washing away the mouth-odour causing bacteria.
- Cucumbers are very good in diabetes as they are having antidiabetic qualities.
- Cucumbers are highly effective in getting rid of obesity as they are water-based and a good supplement of fatty foods.
- Cucumbers prevent people from suffering from heart-diseases.
- Cucumbers are also highly beneficial in blood pressure.
Beauty benefits of Cucumber
Cucumbers are also beneficial for beauty. Following are the benefits of cucumber which enable people to attain beauty :
- Having antioxidant qualities, cucumbers are useful in cleansing toxins from the body.
- Use of cucumber, both internally and externally cleans the skin and makes it fresh, clear and beautiful.
- Using sliced cucumbers above the eyelids removes the dark circles and blemishes around the eyes.
- Applying cucumber mask on the face opens the pores of skin and enables the flow of air.
- Cucumbers are very good for hair as consumption of cucumber reduces hairfall.
- Cucumbers helps to get rid of skin tanning.
- Cucumbers are highly effective in curing sunburnt skin.
- Cucumbers are highly effective as a potential anti-wrinkle agent in cosmetic products and hence, protects the skin form the effects of aging.
In conclusion, it can be said that health is something which cannot be neglected at any cost. So, one must try all his/her might to attain good health, tranquil mind and beauty. In order to get good health and beauty, one must try home remedies as the result of home remedies are much more fast, effective and long-lasting than other remedies.