Latin name: Cucumis sativus
Sanskrit/Indian name: Trapusha, Sukasa
Cucumbers contain an anti-inflammatory flavonol called fisetin that appears to play an important role in brain health.
Cucumbers contain multiple B vitamins, including vitamin B1, vitamin B5, and vitamin B7 (biotin). B vitamins are known to help ease feelings of anxiety and buffer some of the damaging effects of stress.
Cucumbers contain potassium, which is associated with lower blood pressure levels. A proper balance of potassium both inside and outside your cells is crucial for your body to function properly.