Cucumber is a juicy vegetable popular for its extensive use in salads and relishes. They were widely grown in earlier Arabia and our Holy Prophet Muhammad S.A.W also liked cucumbers and recommended its use for various ailments.
In the Sunan, it is narrated that Abdullah Bin Ja’fer R.A said, “Prophet Muhammad S.A.W. used to eat Qith-tha’ (cucumber) with ripe dates” – [Tirmizi].
There are several verities of cucumbers but when it comes to health benefits Qitha or wild cucumber is the winner. Our beloved Prophet S.A.W. consumed cumbers with dates to neutralize the heat effect of each other. Cucumber is a blessed fruit and bags various advantages for our health and well being. The best thing about cucumber is that it requires relatively less conditions and can easily be grown in home lawns.
We are listing down some of the very best cucumbers benefits so that you start to consume them in your daily diet right away. Plus, please do let us know what you like about cumbers in comments section below.
1Rehydrates the Body
Cucumbers contain a lot of water so is a perfect food during hot summer days to prevent dehydration. It contains all rehydration salts like sodium potassium and magnesium required to keep body hydrated all day long.