Far Eastern trepang - this sea bottom invertebrate animal, which is a type of echinoderms.  Trepang - invertebrate animals living on the seabed
 Other common names of cucumber - a sea cucumber or sea ginseng.

It looks like a huge sea cucumber worm in length it can reach 40 cm, width - 10 cm.

Live sea cucumbers in the East China, Yellow, Sea of ​​Okhotsk.

Useful properties of cucumber

Sea cucumber value because its meat contains a variety of useful trace elements: manganese, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, copper, iodine, vitamins B1, B2, B12, fats, proteins, phosphatides, unsaturated fatty acid.

A unique feature of sea cucumber - it never found pathogens. Moreover, the water around animal habitats and clean - trepang purifies water by killing bacteria. This is its primary role in the biological chain.

The healing properties of sea cucumber known medicine for a long time, even in ancient China sea ginseng was used to prepare the drug with anti-aging effect.

Nowadays, fresh cucumber extract is prepared having an immunostimulant, antibacterial, antioxidant, hepatoprotective, regenerative, anti-fungal action. Prepare it in industrial and household conditions.

Application trepang

Extracts of sea cucumber is used to treat:

  • Diabetes;
  • Thyroid disease;
  • Colitis, gastritis, pancreatitis;
  • Ulcerative lesions of the mucous membranes. It has been observed that the hood cucumber helps zarubtsovyvaniyu ulcers;
  • Chronic constipation;
  • Beriberi;
  • Glomerulonephritis;
  • Rheumatoid arthritis;
  • Multiple Sclerosis;
  • Lupus erythematosus;
  • Mastitis;
  • Fibroids and uterine fibroids;
  • Diseases of the respiratory system: asthma, laryngitis, bronchitis, emphysema;
  • Diseases of bones and muscles;
  • Tuberculosis;
  • Adenomas of the prostate;
  • Frigidity, impotence;
  • Cataract, trachoma, corneal dystrophy eye fundus circulatory disorders, disorders of color perception, visual acuity;
  • Chlamydia, trichomoniasis;
  • Helminthiasis.

It is also noted that sea cucumber extract helps to prevent and treat cancer.

Ready hood in most cases recommended to drink half an hour before eating a teaspoon 2 times a day. The instructions to the drug contains a recommendation to abide by these biorhythms internal organs.

Extractor, which is prepared in an industrial environment, and can be used topically. Helps extract for acne, fungal infections of the nails and skin, the presence of purulent wounds. In cosmetology extract used for skin rejuvenation.

Use the hood can be oral treatment in periodontal diseases or after surgery divorce means clean water 1:10 rinse your mouth 1-3 times a day. You can make applications: swabs of cotton wool soaked in a solution is applied to the gums for 15-20 minutes.

For the treatment of infected and festering wounds, burns, venous ulcers, mastitis, boils, carbuncles also use a 1:10 dilution of sea cucumber extract. Prior to treatment, the wound must be washed, and then apply it with a solution of sea cucumber soaked sterile cloth.

 Cucumber extract - biologically active food supplement
 In the treatment of ichthyosis, lupus erythematosus, acne severe, hypodermis, itchy dermatitis, herpes zoster, psoriasis, neurodermatitis, dermatonekroticheskih wounds and treating pressure ulcers using packs of bandages soaked in such mixtures:

  • Hood and sea buckthorn oil - one tablespoon;
  • Hood and chilled bottled water - one tablespoon.

If there is no effect and allergic reactions can be wet bandages undiluted extract.

It recommended in conjunction with local treatment to make the shutter speed inside - half an hour before eating a teaspoon 2 times a day.

In diseases of the nose, throat and sinuses in the chronic stage of a 1:10 dilution hood buried nose - 2-3 drops in each nostril. At the same time should be sprayed with a solution of mucous pharynx.


Cucumber extract is not recommended for people with individual intolerance means children under 15, pregnant and lactating women.

Treating stretch of sea cucumber is not recommended to be combined with drugs to lower blood pressure.

This property trepang as lowering blood pressure, manifested with regular use of ginseng dishes from the sea, should be considered gipotonikam.