Cucumber

Organic cucumbers are free of the many pesticides that are used on conventional cucumbers - much better for the bumble bees who have to pollinate them. Conventional cucumbers are one of the “Dirty dozen” of most contaminated vegetables.

Some interesting facts about cucumbers:

  • Do you have a hard time drinking enough water every day? Try munching on some cucumbers. They are made up of 95% water!
  • 10-20 bee visits are necessery to pollinate a cucumber flower.
  • Cucumbers are not only nice in salads but are also used for cocktails and longdrinks.
  • Cucumbers are in the same family as melons and pumpkins.
  • Beauty and wellness products and -treatments often contain cucumbers.
  • Eat half a cucumber before going to bed to avoid a hangover. It contains water, electrolytes and vitamins and replenishes the nutrients in your body.
  • The gerkin is actually a small cucumber that was pickled.

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Health benefits

Cucumbers are a source of vitamin K. Vitamin K...

  • contributes to a normal coagulation of the blood
  • is good for the bones
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