Nutritionist, Herbalist, Ayurvedic practitioner, Closed Colonic Hydrotherapist, Lecturer, Speaker, Author, Registered Nurse - helping the community for over 30 years.

Bad breath-Put a piece on your tongue for about 30 seconds to eliminate bad breath. The phytochemicals will kill the bacteria in your mouth responsible for causing bad breath.

Mirrors Fogging Up – Tired of your bathroom mirror fogging up after a shower? Try rubbing a cucumber slice over the mirror. It will eliminate the fog and provide a soothing, spa-like fragrance.

Garden Grubs/Slugs – Are grubs and slugs ruining your garden? Place a few slices of cucumber in a small pie tin and your garden will be free of pests all season long. The chemicals in the cucumber react with the aluminium to give off a scent undetectable to humans, which drives garden pests crazy and makes them flee the area.

Cellulite – A fast a easy way to reduce the look of cellulite before going to the pool or beach? Try rubbing a slice or two of cucumber along your problem area/s for a few minutes. The phytochemicals in the cucumber cause the collagen in your skin to tighten, firming up the outer layer and reducing the visibility of cellulite. Works great on wrinkles too.

Shoe Polish – Rub a freshly cut cucumber over the shoe. The chemicals will provide a quick and durable shine that not only looks great but also repels water.

Squeaky Hinge – Out of WD40? Rub a cucumber slice along the problematic hinge and the squeak is gone.

Stressed out? – Cut up an entire cucumber and place it in a pot of boiling water. The chemicals and nutrients from the cucumber react with the boiling water and are released in the steam, creating a soothing, relaxing aroma that has been show to reduce stress.

Tarnish – Looking for a ‘green’ way to clean your sinks or stainless steel? Rub a slice of cucumber over the surface. It will remove the tarnish and bring back the shine.

Crayons/Pens – Made a mistake using a pen? Take the outside of the cucumber and slowly use it to erase the pen writing.This also works great on crayons and markers that the kids have used to decorate the walls.

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