Gamat

Gamat , adalah makanan kesehatan yang terbuat dari ekstrak teripang. Teripang dalam istilah sehari-hari disebut tripang  atau timun emas adalah bahan makanan yang berasal dari laut di Asia, yaitu dari Pulau Langkawi. Keistimewaan teripang emas dibandingkan tripang pada umumnya adalah merupakan species terpilih dari 1000 species tripang di dunia. Jenis species terpilih ini memiliki warna keemasan (golden). Sejarah sejak ratusan tahun yang lalu telah membuktikan manfaat dan khasiat dari teripang emas ini untuk berbagai masalah kesehatan dan kecantikan. Continue reading →

Sea Cucumber, Food n Medicine

The Pacific sea cucumbers (Stichopus Holothurioidea species and other family members) of the revered Chinese cooks since ancient days. In particular, the sea cucumber dishes for special occasions, mainly in New Year’s Eve celebrations. An old Confucian recipe, loosely translated  The Eight Immortals Crossing the Sea  and made of sea cucumber, shark fins, and five species of fish and shellfish, is one of the classic banquet dishes. The sea cucumber is assessed as well as other delicacies such as shark fins is Ginseng, Cordyceps, Tremella, and disease preventive and longevity tonic. This was the agent of medical in the Bencao Congxin (New Compilation of Materia Medica) of the Wu Yiluo 1757. The popular Chinese name for sea cucumber is haishen, which means, roughly, ginseng of the sea. Often known in the medical literature fangcishen (fang = four-sided, ci = spiky, referring to the spiky protrusions that emanate four sides), or in abbreviated form, fangshen. Continue reading →

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