False berry family pumpkin – so botanists classify emerald vegetable. It is indispensable for the human family includes zucchini, pumpkin, melon, watermelon, and of course, cucumbers. According to recent research scientists, melon and cucumber has a 95% genetic similarity.
Cucumber promotes the assimilation of protein foods, so it must necessarily coexist with meat dishes. Fresh cucumbers are very helpful in case of problems with the cardiovascular system and digestive tract. They have a diuretic, laxative and choleretic effects. With fresh cucumbers can get rid of edema, and constipation. Gentle fiber cleanses the intestines and removes excess cholesterol, which is the prevention of atherosclerosis.

A unique feature of fresh cucumber – the neutralization of acidic compounds that disrupt metabolic processes lead to deposition of salts and aging.

Regular consumption of fresh cucumbers – protection against diseases of the thyroid gland.

Cucumber juice and pulp of the cucumber – still an indispensable tool for the beauty of skin and hair. Removal of freckles and skin whitening, anti-inflammation, rashes and excessive fat – all of this is subject to cucumbers.

The best appetizer for Russian vodka.

Ingredients for preparation Freshly Salted Cucumbers:

Or you can’t find anything tastier as young potatoes with freshly salted cucumbers in summer.

  • 10 ea average cucumbers
  • 50 g salt
  • 20 g horseradish
  • 2 ea horseradish leaves
  • 1 l water
  • 3 garlic cloves


  • Wash cucmbers carefully.
  • Put garlic, horseradish eaves on the bottom of the jar or a small barrel, then put cucumbers, pour salted water over.
  • The cucumbers will be ready in 24 hours.