PC/Monday, 16 September 2013
If you are feeling tired & weary eyed, closed your eyes & place two slices of cucumber on your closed eyes, one on each. In just five or ten minutes you’ll get refreshed, rejuvenated, cool & wide eyed.
What a gem of a vegetable! If you look further for its other valuable health benefits, you will look at cucumber differently from now on.
Cucumbers contain most of the vitamins you need
every day, just one cucumber contains
Vitamin B6, Folic Acid, Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron,
Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium and Zinc.
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.
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,
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.
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. (Maybe a whole cucumber for me ! ! !)
Works great on wrinkles, too!
Want to avoid a hangover or a 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
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.
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.
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!
Stressed out and don’t have time for
massage, facial or visit to the spa?
Cut up an entire Cucumber and
place it in a boiling pot of water,
The chemicals and nutrients from the cucumber
with react with the boiling water and be
released in the steam, creating a soothing,
relaxing aroma that has been shown the reduce
stress in new mothers and college students
during final exams.
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.
Looking for a ‘green’ way to clean your
faucets, sinks or stainless steel?
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 is won’t
leave streaks and won’t harm Your
fingers or fingernails while you Clean.
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!!