Beauty Remedies and Medicinal Uses for Cucumbers!

 Healing Acne Treatments, Anti-aging Facials, Dark Circles, and Puffy Eyes Promoting 
Strong Healthy Hair Growth, Enhance Weight Loss, and many Health Benefits!
  




                                       

1. Acne 
Grate a cucumber and apply onto face and neck leaving on for 15 minutes then rinsing off with lukewarm water. Repeat facial treatment at least 2-3 times a week to prevent blemishesblackheads and to moisture and nourish the skin. 



2. Brighter Complexion
Ingredients: Cucumber Juice, Rose Water, Lime Juice
Brighten a dull complexion with a mixture of lime juice, rose water and cucumber juice. Splash mixture onto skin 3-4 times a week to shrink pores, brighten the complexion, and even out skin tone. 

Ingredients: Cucumber Juice, Whole Milk
Add equal parts of cucumber juice and whole milk and a few drops of rose water. Apply the mixture onto skin leaving on for 15-20 minutes then rinse with lukewarm water. Freshens complexion and even outs skin tone.  






3. Dark Circles 
Ingredients: Cucumber Juice, Potato Juice
Mix 1 tsp. Cucumber juice with one tsp. Potato juice. Apply mixture gently to the skin around eyes and leave on for 15 minutes then rinse with cool water. Very effective for diminishing dark circles and puffy eyes.                                                  



4. Facial Mask 
Ingredients: Mashed Cucumber, Plain Yogurt
Mix 1/4 cup of mashed cucumber with 2 tbsp plain yogurt creating a spreadable paste. Apply to complexion and leave on for 15-20 minutes then rinse with lukewarm water. Help to moisturize and to kill bacteria. 



5. Hair Growth 
Ingredients: Cucumber Juice, Carrot Juice
Drink a mixture of cucumber juice with the juice of one carrot to stimulate healthy hair growth. The silicon and sulfur in juices nourish skin, hair, and fingernails                                                             
                              
Ingredients: Mashed Cucumber, Egg, Olive Oil
Chlorine pools can be very damaging to one's hair. Repair stripped dry hair with a treatment mixture of one egg, 3-4 tbsp olive oil and one-quarter of a peeled mashed cucumber. Massage mixture thoroughly through hair and leave on for 10-15 minutes then rinse off with lukewarm water. Also, helps to prevent chlorine staining. More remedies to remove hard water minerals and chlorine hair stains. 



6. Skin Toner
Ingredients: Cucumber Juice, Lemon Juice, Orange Juice

Mix equal parts of cucumber, lemon, and orange juice then add a few drops of rosewater, glycerin, and 1/2 teaspoon honey. Apply the mixture onto skin leaving on for 15 minutes then rinse with cool water. Tones skin and reduces wrinkles. 
Citrus juices and honey have been recommended on the Doctors television show as a natural toner and exfoliating conditioning agentRosewater, Glycerin, Honey



7. Sore Throat
Cucumber Juice
Gargle with cucumber juice for several minutes to soothe a sore or scratchy throat



8. Weight Loss 
Very high in minerals and low in calories cucumbers are a great choice for an appetite suppressant. Add cucumbers into your daily diet to increase fiber intake, which helps to remove toxins and boosting weight loss        




9. Puffy Eyes 
Cold Cucumbers
Slice a cucumber and place in a freezer for 10-15 minutes. After time limit remove and lay slices over eyelids to reduce swelling, itching, sore eyes and dark circles.     


     

10. Hydrates Body
Packed with water that hydrates the body. Great summer snack for preventing dehydration.



11. Sunburn Relief 
Very effective for cooling sunburn discomfort. 



12. Cures Hangovers
To diminish the effects of a hangover eat a cucumber before going to bed. Cucumbers have compounds which can lessen the effects of a hangover while hydrating the body. 



13. Laxative 
Cucumber juice contains properties similar to a mild laxative. Drink to clear bowels and easy discomfort.           



14. Alleviates Bad Breath
Cucumber juice is effective in combating bad breath. Also, helps to keep gums healthy. 



15. Aids Digestion
Filled with fiber which helps to regulate digestion.                  



16. Beneficial for Kidneys
Consuming cucumbers daily helps to keep the body hydrated and lowers the formation of uric acid in kidneys keeping them hearty.   



17. Joint Health
Filled with silica cucumbers help to strengthen muscles, joints, and connective tissues. Also rich in calcium, potassium, magnesium, and folate which helps to reduce the formation of uric acid in the body reducing arthritis and gout pain. 






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