Cucumber water: Benefits and how to make it

Nothing is more refreshing during the summers than a cool glass of cucumber water! Cucumber water helps to detoxify and flushes all of the body's toxins read more...

Cucumber water: Benefits and how to make it
Cucumber water.

Nothing is more refreshing during the summers than a cool glass of cucumber water! Cucumber water helps to detoxify and flushes all of the body's toxins. The best way to consume the nutrients from cucumber is to incorporate the powerful cucumber into your regular drinking water. 

No longer is cucumber water only for spas. More people at home enjoy this healthy, refreshing drink, and why not? Make it is delicious and easy. 

Cucumber water is one of the best substitutes and keeps you well hydrated for sweetened drinks.

Cucumber has packed with minerals, vitamins, dietary fiber and also python nutrients which help to keep your body and mind healthy.

Many potential health benefits will be there for cucumber water, which includes hydration, loss of weight, and reduction of blood pressure and health of the skin. It's easy to make and an excellent replacement for popular, sugar vitamin waters.

Cucumbers are rich in various antioxidants, including vitamin C, manganese, vitamin A, molybdenum. 

Various Cucumber Water Health Benefits are: 

Aids in loss of weight: Cucumber water or detox water from cucumber is low in calories and high in fiber.

Cancer Prevention: Besides antioxidants, cucumbers are also having the compounds called cucurbitacins and lignans a group of nutrients, which has known to play a significant role in cancer prevention.

Reduces blood pressure: Potassium contained in cucumbers is an electrolyte that helps regulate how much sodium the kidneys retain.

Hydrates the body: For the body to function properly, water is essential. In addition to adding flavor to the water, drinking cucumber water will also hydrate your skin and body.

Improves bone health: Cucumbers are a good vitamin K source. Vitamin K helps to form proteins needed to make healthy bones and tissues and helps your blood clot properly.

How To Make Cucumber Water

Ingredients

  • 8 cups of water
  • 2 sliced thin cucumber
  • 1/2 tsp salt

Method

  • Add the sliced cucumbers and salt in a big pitcher or jar.
  • Pour water and stir well
  • Chill overnight.
  • Drink as much water is needed and keep it in the fridge back
  • Within 3 days, drink it.

You can add lemons, oranges, pineapples, mint or basil leaves to add more flavor to the cucumber water.