A gherkin is a variety of cucumber, commonly used to make pickles and salads. It is usually 4-8 cm in length and needs sunny climate to grow.
Gherkins are rich in nutrients providing many health benefits. They comprise of:
Gherkins contain water in a large percentage. They keep our body hydrated as well as help to flush out toxins form our system. In summers, eating gherkins regularly keeps your body temperature normal and make you feel rejuvenated.
2. Vitamins and minerals.
Gherkins are a rich source of many vitamins and minerals. They contain Calcium, Magnesium, Potassium, Manganese, Vitamin B. Vitamin C, Vitamin A and various other nutrients which make our body strong and increase our immunity.
Gherkins contain fibre in large amounts, and hence should be included in our daily diet, as most of the food items lack in fibre. Fibre keeps our digestive system healthy and saves us from many health problems related to our stomach.
Silica is very important for our body as it keeps our muscles strong. It repairs the connectivity tissues, tendons and ligaments. So, it should be taken frequently to improve your muscle health.
5. Ascorbic acid
Ascorbic acid is good for your body both internally and externally. It cleans your body and helps to cure many skin disorders. The juice of gherkins can be normally applied to the skin to improve its tone as well as getting rid of sun tan.
Gherkin is a cash crop and is widely grown as it has a huge demand. AGROCORP is a premium cultivator of this cash crop in Andhra Pradesh & Karnataka. These states receive optimal rainfall and sunlight which is important for the growth of gherkin. We aim to achieve high returns for our investors through a blend of modern technology and natural farming methods. We also grow certain other cash crops besides gherkin which include – turmeric, tomatoes, chilli, ginger, maize etc.
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