The Very Many Benefits Of Cucumber Oil

The cucumber…formally or technically called…Cucumis Sativus…belongs to the cucurbitaceae family of fruits…Yes…fruits…just because you don’t eat it in a fruit salad doesn’t mean it is not a fruit…Hmm…Yeah so I was saying…it belongs to the fruit family…which also includes –

  • Melons
  • Squashes
  • Gourds

Cucumber oil…however…is extracted from the seeds…as opposed to the fruit itself…The oil extracted from the cucumber seed is known to be rich in a variety of nutrients…which are believed to be highly effective in helping to maintain healthy skin….As such…cucumber oil is believed to be beneficial for treating some dry skin conditions…such as –

  • Acne
  • Boils
  • Helping the skin to retain moisture

The seeds from the cucumber plant contain a significant amount of oil and can…therefore…be cold-pressed…This form of extraction requires that minimal heat is used in the process…and the resulting oil retains a high percentage of beneficial nutrients…After extraction…the cucumber oil is filtered and the this process typically produces a clear…golden-yellow oil…

Cucumber is a great folk medicine used to reduce heat and inflammation…It can be eaten raw…pickled or in cooking…This cool fruit is popular among women who use it to treat tired eyes…

Benefits of Cucumber

  • Cucumber is used for skin problems because of its diuretic…cooling and cleansing properties…
  • Cucumber is useful in healing a range of illnesses including lung…stomach and chest problems…gout…arthritis and tapeworm….
  • To reduce heartburn or soothe an acid stomach…drink fresh cucumber juice…It also works wonders for patients of gastritis or ulcers…
  • To reduce puffiness and soothe the eyes…place a cucumber slice over closed eyes…
  • Regular intake of cucumber juice can help control eczema…arthritis and gout…

Okay…I’ll tell you some handy tips for storing them as well…

  • Keep cucumbers cool or they will become soggy…Keep them refrigerated or away from direct sunlight…
  • Cut off the ends and peel the skin to get rid of the bitterness…
  • Avoid pickled cucumbers…These lack nutrient content and are high in sodium…Eat in moderation to avoid getting sick…

Hmm…Okay now quickly go through our reference links…

  1. Cucumber Seed Oil by herbinformation.org
  2. Coolness Of Cucumber Oil by myaromatherapyoil.net
  3. Home Remedies For Wrinkles by ilivnaturalskincare.com