15 Health Benefits of Cucumber

15 Health Benefits of Cucumber

Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) is a vegetable that belongs to the gourd family, Cucurbitaceae, which includes gourds, melons, and squashes. Cucumber is one of the oldest cultivated vegetables and is believed to be originated in northern India. Today, cucumbers are the fourth most widely grown vegetable crop in the world – after tomatoes, onions and cabbage. They’re grown worldwide in temperate regions. …