Cucumber is a vegetable. Most of the people use it on salad. Some use it on curry. Some tell it one kinds of fruits. Let’s know about it.
Cucumber have lot of good side. The most popularity of the cucumber is, it’s helpful for diabetics patient. Help to control blood suger.
The word ‘Cucumber’ history.
The word “cucumber” comes from the Latin name “cucumis”. Three hundred years ago the English called it ‘Kaukambar’. Cucumber originates in the northern part of the Bay of Bengal in India and in the Himalayan mountains.
Discover of the Cucumber.
Cultivated for at least 3,000 years, cucumber originates from India, where many varieties have been observed, including its closest living relative, Cucumis hysterics. It was probably introduced to Europe by the Greeks or Romans.
Cucumber is a type of edible plant that belongs to the gourd family. It adds nutrients to any food. Cucumber is generally considered a vegetable because of how it is used in the culinary world. However, since it grows from flowers and contains seeds, it is a botanical fruit that directly and indirectly helps us to stay healthy in our daily lives.
Good side of cucumber.
They are low in calories but contain many important vitamins and minerals, as well as high water content. Eating cucumis sativus can have many potential health benefits, including weight loss, balanced hydration, regular digestion, and low blood sugar levels. As a result of controlled crossing of two pure lines of hybrid cucumis sativus varieties. For example, the hybrid barless variety was bred for its barless slicing cucumis sativus. Seeds from hybrid cucumbers are not preserved because the plants produce an unexpected mix of properties.cucumis sativus
Field cucumis sativus,
often known as slicers, contain seeds and have thicker skin than their greenhouse counterparts. Consumers peel the skin before eating the fruit. (Yes, although these are classified as a vegetable for commercial purposes, a cucumber is botanically considered some fruit.)
This cucumis sativus is used as a fruit because it has been proven that cucumber also develops from the flower of the tree and contains seeds, it produces a fruit. With this definition of fruit in mind, even vegetables like peas, peppers, pumpkins and tomatoes have been classified as fruits.
In botanical terms,
cucumis sativus is classified as pepo, a type of botanical berry that has a hard outer surface and no internal divisions. However, much like tomatoes and squash, it is often tasted, prepared and eaten as a vegetable.