Benefits of Cucumber
The greatest and most important skin benefit of cucumber is that it helps in revitalizing the skin. Facial masks containing cucumber juice are beneficial for skin tightening. Enterolignans have the ability to bind onto estrogen receptors and can have both pro-estrogenic and anti-estrogenic effects. Reduced risk of estrogen-related cancers, including cancers of the breast, ovary, uterus, and prostate has been associated with intake of dietary lignans from plant foods like cucumber.