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Organic Cucumber


Cucumber, when liquefied and added to soaps, acts as a mild cleanser, toner, and astringent. Cucumbers, which have been cultivated for 3,000 years, are one of the most highly prized ingredients for beautifying your skin. Cleopatra was said to use cucumber juice to preserve her skin and the Egyptians and Romans used cucumbers to sooth complexions and restore tone to tired skin. Cucumbers are a natural source for antioxidants, calcium, potassium, vitamin B1 and Vitamin C, all of which are believed to be helpful in treating eczema. Cucumber, also known to soften, soothe and tone the skin, is great for facial care and is often used in moisturizing and anti-age creams.

The flesh of the cucumber is mostly water, but also contains ascorbic acid (vitamin C) and caffeic acid, both of which help soothe skin irritations and reduce swelling–these acids prevent water retention, which may explain why cucumbers applied topically are often helpful for swollen eyes, burns and dermatitis.



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Our ingredients descriptions are about topical (external) use only. For internal use always consult your physician or health care provider.