COOL AS A CUCUMBER -
ONE MINUTE HEALINGS CUKE TIP-
Place a slice of cucumber on each eye after a strainful day. Place a cool eye mask or wash cloth over them and allow the nutrients of the wonderful cuke to be absorbed by your tired eyes.
1. Cucumbers contain most of the vitamins you need
every day, just one cucumber contains Vitamin
B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Vitamin
B6, Folic Acid, Vitamin C, Calcium, Iron,
Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium and Zinc.
2. Feeling tired in the afternoon,
put down the caffeinated soda and pick up a
cucumber. Cucumbers are a good source of B
Vitamins and Carbohydrates that can provide that
quick pick-me-up that can last for hours.
3. 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,
4. Are grubs and slugs ruining your planting beds?
Place a few slices in a small pie tin and your garden
will be free of pests all season long. The chemicals
in the cucumber react with the aluminum to give
off a scent undetectable to humans but drive
garden pests crazy and make them flee the area.
5. 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!!!
6. 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!!
7. Looking to fight off that afternoon or evening
snacking binge? Cucumbers have been used for
centuries and often used by European trappers,
traders and explores for quick meals to thwart off
8. 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.
9. Out of WD 40 and need to fix a squeaky hinge?
Take a cucumber slice and rub it along the
problematic hinge, and voila, the squeak is gone!
10. Stressed out and don't have time for massage,
facial or visit to the spa? Cut up an entire
cucumber and place it in a boiling pot of water,
the chemicals and nutrients from the cucumber
will react with the boiling water and be
released in the steam, creating a soothing,
relaxing aroma that has been shown the reduce
stress in new mothers and college students
during final exams.
11. Just finish a business lunch and realize you
don't have gum or mints? Take a slice of
cucumber and press it to the roof of your mouth
with your tongue for 30 seconds to eliminate bad
breath, the phytochemcials will kill the bacteria in
your mouth responsible for causing bad breath.
12. Looking for a 'green' way to
clean your faucets, sinks or stainless steel?
Take a slice of cucumber and rub it on the
surface you want to clean, not only will it
remove years of tarnish and bring back the
shine, but is won't leave streaks and won't harm
your fingers or fingernails while you clean.
13. Using a pen and made a mistake? Take
the outside of the cucumber and slowly use it
to erase the pen writing, also works great on
crayons and markers that the kids have used
to decorate the walls!!
Pass this along to everybody you
know who is looking for better and safer ways to
solve life's everyday problems.
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