Visste du att gurkan innehåller de flesta vitaminer du behöver varje dag? Jag trodde att gurkan inte var speciellt näringsrik eftersom den består så mycket av vatten. Men det sägs att gurkan innehåller B-vitaminerna B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, Folsyra, C-vitamin, Kalcium, järn, Magnesium, Fosfor och Zink.

Enligt New York Times är gurkan ett mirakelmedel som kan bota både celluliter och bakfylla samt fungera som skoputs och som första hjälp för immiga speglar 🙂

Tired of your bathroom mirror fogging up after a shower? Try rubbing a cucumber slice along the mirror, it will eliminate the fog and provide a soothing, spa-like fragrance.

 ”Looking for a fast and easy way to remove cellulite before going out or to the pool? Try rubbing a slice or two of cucumbers along your problem area for a few minutes, the phytochemicals in the cucumber cause the collagen in your skin to tighten, firming up the outer layer and reducing the visibility of cellulite. Works great on wrinkles too!”

”Want to avoid a hangover or terrible headache? Eat a few cucumber slices before going to bed and wake up refreshed and headache free. Cucumbers contain enough sugar, B vitamins and electrolytes to replenish essential nutrients the body lost, keeping everything in equilibrium, avoiding both a hangover and headache!”

”Have an important meeting or job interview and you realize that you don’t have enough time to polish your shoes? Rub a freshly cut cucumber over the shoe, its chemicals will provide a quick and durable shine that not only looks great but also repels water.”