English cucumber is a variety of seedless cucumber that is
longer and slimmer than other varieties and have a higher water content. They
do not have a layer of wax on them, and the skin is tender when ripe.
Storage and Uses
Wrap the cucumbers tightly in a plastic wrap and store them in
the refrigerator. It minimizes decay and keeps it fresh for a long time.
Cucumbers can be eaten fresh. They are a healthy snack to munch on when you are bored. Used in salads, soups, sandwiches, rolls, curries, cocktails and pickles.
Cucumbers keep our body hydrated. Its hard skin has good amount
of fiber and minerals. Eating cucumber improves digestion and reduces
It reduces the risk of breast, ovarian, uterine and prostate cancers. The anti-inflammatory compounds in cucumbers help remove waste from the body and reduce skin irritation and it contains anti-wrinkling and anti-ageing properties as well.