How to make cucumber and lemon juice

The cucumber It is a well-known vegetable that is usually used in the kitchen as an ingredient in salads, thanks to its refreshing power. However, we can also find in the world different recipes that use cucumber among its main ingredients, as for example is the case of cucumber soups or the popular cucumber with Greek yogurt sauce. At the same time it is common to find it as a pickle (for example, cucumbers in vinegar stand out).

But its use is not only found in the kitchen. Surely you will know that it is also widely used to enjoy its qualities on the skin, thanks to its richness in B vitamins and vitamin C, which make it an excellent moisturizer. In fact, cucumber masks are very well known, which help to alleviate and disguise dark circles and bags under the eyes, as well as making homemade and natural creams with moisturizing and nourishing properties.

In addition to salads, cucumber can be used to make a wide variety of healthy and natural recipes. For example, on a previous occasion we explained the benefits of cucumber water , a natural drink very rich in alkalizing and antioxidant benefits, helps eliminate toxins and purify the body and is suitable for weight loss.

We can also make a wonderful cucumber juice, and accompany it with one of the most beneficial natural drinks: lemon juice. We explain how to make it easily at home.

How to prepare cucumber and lemon juice

To make this juice you only need 1 large cucumber, 1 lemon and half a glass of water (if you want to reduce the acid taste of the lemon, or else the juice is not so thick).

First, wash both the cucumber and the lemon well. Cut the cucumber into slices and put them in the glass of the blender (or blender). Split the lemon in half and squeeze it to get all its juice. Now add the freshly squeezed lemon juice to the glass of the blender and blend well until both ingredients are integrated. Ready!

Benefits of cucumber and lemon juice

Did you know that there are many benefits of natural cucumber and lemon juice? It becomes in fact a natural drink very rich in medicinal, healing and nutritional properties. Highlights the following:

  • Purifying and diuretic drink: both cucumber and lemon stand out for being two extremely depurative foods, with an excellent diuretic action. Therefore, it becomes an excellent option when you need to purify your body, especially the liver and kidneys.
  • Refreshing and moisturizing drink: it becomes an ideal drink for the summer, especially for those days that are hotter, since it helps us naturally refresh and also to provide hydration to our body.
  • Help eliminate toxins: precisely because it is a purifying and diuretic drink, this juice is also ideal to help our body eliminate accumulated toxins.
  • Applied externally, ideal for sunburn: the juice of cucumber and lemon is an excellent option when it is applied on the skin, especially when we have burned after having been sunbathing during the day.
  • Excellent skin tonicIn addition to being useful for sunburn, it also becomes a wonderful tonic, ideal for natural skin nutrition. In fact there are many specialists who agree that it is one of the best tonics that exist to rejuvenate the skin.

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