Research conducted at several South East Asian universities for several years indicate that sea cucumbers can circulate blood well, launch kidney function, increase levels of metabolism, cure joint pain, antiseptic wound, diabetes, hypertension, prevent clogging cholesterol in the blood vessels, digestive disorders , breathing problems and can be used to treat heart disease.
Based on the research of scientists, sea cucumbers are considered to have the content of Cell Growth Factor. Therefore, it is able to stimulate regeneration of cells and tissue that has been damaged, decayed and even sick, so it can be back to normal, for example in the case of diabetes mellitus. In addition of drinking sea cucumbers, it can also be applied to the wounds that had rotted, and even that was almost amputated. This indicates that the existing content in cucumber able to work well so the injury can recover quickly. High protein content in cucumber which reaches 86% is good to be given to diabetics. High protein plays regenerate pancreatic beta cells that produce insulin. The result is increasing insulin production.
Furthermore, sea cucumbers are used by the Chinese traditionally to improve immunity, reduce pain and itching, reduce toxins in the liver, maintain blood circulation, heal ulcers, and cure chronic asthma. It is also used as treatments and wound healing for mothers after childbirth because of its high protein and collagen content.
Sea cucumbers are marine animals of the class Holothuroidea. They are used in fresh or dried form in various cuisines. In some cultural contexts the sea cucumber is thought to have medicinal value. Most cultures in East and Southeast Asia regard sea cucumbers as a delicacy. A number of dishes are made with sea cucumber, and in most dishes it has a slippery texture. Common ingredients that go with sea cucumber dishes include winter melon, conpoy, kai-lan, shiitake mushroom, and Chinese cabbage.
Soak the sea cucumbers in water for about 1-6 days until soften (depending on their sizes) and changes the water daily. Put the sea cucumber in boiling water and boil for about 10 minutes , simmer for about 30 minutes. Turn off the heat, cover the pan, and allow the water to cool down.