Garden tip of the day!

Cucumbers…  I didn’t  know this…WOW!!!  WHAT A LITTLE GEM THE CUCUMBER IS. I WILL LOOK AT IT DIFFERENTLY NOW.

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, Spa-like fragrance.

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 starvation.

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 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 d
uring 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 p
hytochemcials will kill the bacteria in your
Mouth responsible for causing bad b
reath.

12. Looking for a ‘green’ way to clean your faucets, sinks or stainless steel?
Take a slice of cucumber and rub it on the s
urface 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 for better and safer ways to solve life’s everyday problems..

 


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