Fresh Cucumber is rich in vitamin C, vitamin A and folic acid. This is utilized in salad, pickles, curries, stews and soups. Best for hot summer day as it helps stay hydrated, Fresh Cucumber contains a trace mineral, silica that contributes greatly to strengthening our connective tissues. This is best in the preparation of skin care cosmetic products. Grown without using harmful chemicals and pesticides, this also adds flavor in several cuisines and salads.