Cucumbers contain many vitamins and minerals the body needs every day, namely vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, vitamin B5, vitamin B6, folic acid (vitamin B9), vitamin C, potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, and zinc (Zn). Cucumbers are low in calories, just 15 calories per 100 grams of cucumber. Cucumber skin is a good source of fiber which helps aid digestion and a healthy digestive system.
The water content in cucumbers is a diuretic that helps discharge toxins (poisons) and metabolic wastes from the body through urine. Eating cucumbers regularly to help dissolve gallstones or kidney stones.
Cucumbers are a good source of silica intake, especially in the skin, which is known to help improve joint health by strengthening the ligaments networks that are connecting joints.
10. Relieve Uric Acid Pain
Cucumber contains vitamin A, B1, B6, C, and D, folate, calcium, magnesium and potassium, which can relieve the pain uric acid by lowering uric acid levels in the blood.