Traditional Malay medicine encompasses various kinds of ritual ceremonies intended to communicate with the world of spirits to determine whether the nature of an illness is physical or psychological. In such ceremonies, the aim is to summon and exorcise the spirits causing illness. A ritualist serves as a medium, and a small ensemble often provides the musical component.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Sea cucumber

Gamat or sea cucumber oil has been used as massage oil for hundred years in Malaysia. It also applied to rescue pain and swelling and accelerated wound healing in small cuts and bruising.

Sea cucumbers have been used in China for thousands of years as a treatment for arthritis. Modern research has confirmed that beneficial for musculoskeletal inflammatory disease, especially rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis and ankylosing spondylitis, a rheumatic disease that affects the spine.

Sea cucumbers belong to Holothurioide, which has about 1250 species around the world. One of the species of sea cucumber is Stichopus horrens.

Body firm underwater which integrates rapidly when collected, medium length about 20 cm. It is large holothurian that can grow to a length of 50 cm. It tends to contract to less than half its length during its cryptic behavior during the day.
Sea cucumber
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