Cucumber belongs to the gourd family and is good as a salad, juice or a skin tonic.
Fresh and cool cucumber slices placed on eyes while relaxing for ½ hour refreshes tired eyes and reduces puffiness.
A cucumber is low in calories and contains about 95% water. Simple way to increase water intake is to eat a cucumber salad.
Cucumber juice is very good for those recovering from liver cirrhosis.
Make a paste with cucumber peels and gently massage hands which have become rough due to hot water and chemicals and soaps.