Cucumber / Fresh Cucumber
Well known in the market for its antioxidant properties, this cucumber has a great demand in market for its long shelf life. Rich in vitamins and minerals, including cucumber in your diet regularly will keep your body hydrated and also helps in reducing weight. This vegetable is free from harmful and chemicals and pesticides which makes it safe for human consumption. Consumption of this vegetable will also help in reducing the swelling and puffiness of skin.
The cucumber plant is a tender annual with a rough, succulent, trailing stem. The hairy leaves have three to five pointed lobes, and the stem bears branched tendrils by which the plant can be trained to supports. The five-petaled yellow flowers are unisexual and produce a type of berry known as a pepo.