No one of Indonesian who do not know about cucumber. This kind of Vegetable / fruit that are green in color and as material of salad, gado-gado (Indonesian mix salad), fresh drink or lalapan (fresh vegetables) found in almost all parts of Indonesia. I even knew the benefits of cucumber to normalize blood pressure in around 1970.
Cucumber seeds themselves contain toxic alkoloid hipoxanti type, which is used to treat children suffering from intestinal worms.
Moreover cucumber fruit also contains silicon, fluorine, and potassium, and conversely, low-calorie useful to stimulate the kidneys to remove waste products of metabolism and fat deposits in the body. Therefore, many of which suggest that we should eat fruit fresh cucumber juice every day. At first, we’ll feel the stomach may be surprised but by taking it on a regular basis will become accustomed to receiving gastric fluid intake cucumber.
Benefits of Cucumber for Health are as follow.
1. Reducing high blood pressure. Do wash cucumber, grated and squeezed it. Drink water from the grated cucumber 2-3 times a day.
2. Deworming drugs for children. Cucumber seeds that are used which contain toxic alkoloid hipoxanti type.
3. If you eat a cucumber on a regular basis then you can avoid thrush.
4. To treat fever. Put Grated cucumber over the abdomen to relieve fever.
5. Pimple. Cucumber fruits are washed and sliced. Put cucumber slices and rubbed on the skin where there is acne. Do it every day.
6. Cucumber seeds are also believed to relieve sore throat, cough due to be followed by loss of voice. Mix the seeds of cucumber with a little salt and wash your mouth with the this salty seeds several times a day.
7. Overcome swelling around the eyes. Eyes swollen from sleep too late or eye fatigue caused by working at the computer too long. How to omit this kind of swelling ? Thinly sliced cucumber and put it in both eyes, do while lying down for 15 minutes. Then rinse.