Nutritional Value: Cucumber has a high mineral content. It is an excellent source of Potassium, Sodium, Magnesium, Sulphur and Chlorine. Cucumber when taken with vegetables, cereals, fruits and nuts enhances the nutritional value of the food items.
Therapeutic Use: It is beneficial is constipation, stomach disorders, rheumatic ailments, urinary disorder, cholera and skin eruptions. It should always be taken raw as cooking causes loss of potassium and phosphorus.