Cucumber Tips
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 
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 
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 
 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  
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  
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.
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 
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!
Stressed 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  
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 
 You fingers or fingernails  while you 
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 
Pass this  along to everybody you 
 Know who is looking for better and safer ways to 
 Solve life's everyday