Cucumber with a crunchy texture and full of moisture! The buds moved busily and made cucumber kimchi, which Sansam loves a lot. Sansam loves sour cucumber kimchi so much that she doesn’t throw away a drop of soup by scratching not only cucumbers but also seasoning. Rice is mixed with soup, and noodles are sometimes mixed. It’s so delicious!
Cucumbers full of moisture with a crispy texture have cold properties and have detoxification, so eating cucumbers when you have a fever can reduce the fever to some extent.
The top of the cucumber contains Cucurbitacin A, B, C, and D components, which play a role in inhibiting cancer cell growth, preventing cancer and being effective in hepatitis.
In addition, potassium in cucumbers, an alkaline food, acts to release sodium accumulated in the body, and waste or heavy metals in the body are discharged together to clear blood and keep the skin transparent.
The current Korean name cucumber is based on the famous collection of Joseon plants (in addition to Jeong Tae-hyun, 1949), and is derived from the old saying, but the exact origin of the word has not been identified.
annual plant of the genus Cucumber and Cucumber
Scientific name Cucumis sativus L.
The genus name Cucumis is a Latin name derived from cucuma (a simple container), and is a name given because the shape of the fruit is reminiscent of a jar, referring to plants in the genus Cucumis and Cucumis. The species name sativus means ‘growing’.
Cucumbers are native to the northwestern Himalayas of India and Nepal.
The history of cucumber cultivation is estimated to be more than 3,000 years old, and it is believed that it was introduced from China during the Three Kingdoms Period about 1500 years ago in Korea.
Cucumbers are recommended to be selected by type according to the cooking method, but they can be divided into white cucumbers, chucheng cucumbers, thorn cucumbers, Cheongpung cucumbers, and street corners.
Banbaekgye cucumber is light green and has a less bitter taste and is savory, so it is used as raw vegetables, cucumber kimchi, and cucumbers. In addition, chucheng cucumbers are mainly used for pickles or kimchi, and spiny cucumbers with many pointed bumps have a good texture, so it is recommended to use them as bibimmyeon or salad.
the efficacy of cucumbers
Cucumbers are good for diet foods because they are rich in moisture and low in calories.
cancer prevention effects
The top of the cucumber contains Cucurbitacin A, B, C, and D components, which play a role in inhibiting cancer cell growth and are effective in preventing cancer and hepatitis.
Cucurbitacin is a type of steroid unique to gourds and plants and has a bitter taste. It is included in half-cooked parts such as cucumbers, melons, watermelons, and melons, and it is generally low in content, so you don’t even feel the bitterness from eating it.
Five small gourds
Seasoned cucumber citron
Cold Peach Cucumber Soup
Fever and thirst relief
It has a cold property and has a detoxification effect, so it has the effect of lowering the body’s heat, and if you eat cucumbers when you have a fever, you can see the effect of lowering the heat to some extent. Since it is more than 90% hydrated, it is also good for quenching thirst, so it is good to take cucumbers when hiking.
Cucumber’s potassium, an alkaline food, acts to release sodium accumulated in the body, and waste or heavy metals in the body are discharged together to clear blood and keep the skin transparent.
If the cucumber is cut thinly and attached to the surface of the skin, it can strengthen the capillaries to have healthy skin, and it has whitening and moisturizing effects, which not only makes the skin glossy but also calms the heat.
Cucumbers contain a lot of ingredients called ascorbic acid that are good for relieving hangovers, which facilitates alcohol decomposition and releases decomposed alcohol components through diuretic action. Drinking cucumber juice can be effective when you have a stomachache or vomiting or headache after drinking too much.
Put flour in the cucumber, pour an appropriate amount of vinegar, thicken it, fold it well, and apply thickly on the cloth to the affected area, and if you change it frequently, the pain will go away and the aftereffects will be reduced.
Cucumber Effect in Donguibogam
Cucumber is waterlogged as Hogwa in Donguibogam and Tangyukpyeon, a protocol compiled by Heo Jun, a doctor of the Joseon Dynasty, according to the order of his ancestors.
[Voiceover] It’s cold, it’s sweet, it’s harmless. If you eat a lot, you will feel cold and hot, and you will have a vagina. This refers to cucumbers that are usually eaten these days. It is also called Hwanggwa because it turns yellow when you get old.