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  Cucumis sativus L.
 
Scientific Name  Cucumis sativus L.
Family Name  Cucurbitaceae
Common Name  Cucumber, Pepino
Photo link  http://www.funet.fi/pub/sci/bio/life/plants/magnoliophyta/magnoliophytina/magnoliopsida/cucurbitaceae/cucumis/sativus.jpg
Studies on Diabetes 
Other Uses  The seeds of Cucumis have been used as a diuretic and purge (Greive; http://www.botanical.com/botanical/mgmh/c/cucum123.html,, accessed 4/19/04).
Formulations used by  Informants  Licuado (food minced and blended)
Phytochemistry  Not available
Potential Adverse  Effects  No clinical adverse effects were found.
Potential Medication  Interactions  No clinical medication interactions were found.
References  http://www.itis.usda.gov/index.html

 

 

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