Cucumber For Hypertension ( Mentimun Untuk Hipertensi )

Cucumber or Cucumis sativus scientifict has properties that are beneficial to health . Cucumber is often used as a traditional medicine , especially in Essential Hypertension disease , because of high potassium content of cucumber . And cucumber also contains 0.65 % protein , 0.1 % fat and 2.2 % carbohydrate . Besides cucumbers also contain other beneficial substances , such as calcium , iron , magnesium , phosphorus , vitamin A , vitamin B1 , vitamin B2 and vitamin C. Uretic properties on cucumber consists of water capable of removing 90 % of the salt content in the body . Rich minerals in cucumber is able to bind salt and excreted in the urine . That is the reason why a cucumber is very good for people with hypertension or high blood pressure .

Cucumbers can be consumed directly or with the juice.

How to make cucumber juice

Ingredients :
  • 2 medium cucumber
  • 1 tablespoon celery
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup of boiled water
  • Ice cubes to taste

How to make :
  1. Peel the cucumber and remove the base so that makes cucumbers bitter
  2. Cut the cucumber pieces and put in blender
  3. Celery can be added .
  4. Blend all ingredients course with boiled water and add ice cubes to taste until smooth into juice
  5. Cucumber juice is ready to be served . 



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