It has several alternative uses!
Besides using slices as eye masks, you could use cucumbers for these instead.
Freshen your breath
According to Ayurveda, “heat” in your body causes bad breath and irritability. Cucumbers are said to have “cooling” properties to neutralise that effect.
Prevent water retention
With over 95 per cent of water content in each fruit, cucumbers offer good hydration and encourage your body to shed excess water weight.
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