The ‘ginseng of the sea’, the sea cucumber has been used in cooking for over 1000 years. It is a delicacy that is used for human consumption from ancient times and yields many health benefits. The harvested product is commonly referred to as Haishen, Hoisom(Haysem) in Mandarin.Hai means sea and shen means ginseng. Haishen or sea cucumber is considered as a nutritious food from the the sea in Chinese descent community.
Sea cucumber is flavourless but has the ability to soak up the flavours of food and seasonings it is cooked with. It is used in many asian cuisine. Braised mushroom and sea cucumber, Braised sea cucumber with broccoli, sea cucumber and chicken soup and braised sea cucumber in oyster sauce are some of the more popular dishes commonly seen.
Sandfish Sea Cucumber
The sandfish sea cucumber is the most commonly seen and found sea cucumber in supermarkets and restaurants and is constantly in great demand. Household consumers will recognise it as a sea cucumber often used in cooking. Moreover, its meat is easy to manage when comes to cooking and preparing dishes; it does not take a long time to prepare.
Teatfish Sea Cucumber
Of the three main types of sea cucumber, the Teatfish is the most unique. It is one of the most premium large edible sea cucumber, with thick, succulent and tender meat and excellent quality.
Taiwan Argentina Cuttlefish
Taiwan Argentina cuttlefish is known as the King of cuttlefish around the world. This cuttlefish is superior in both in flavor and meat texture. It is considered as a delicacy in most parts of the world. Our company holds the sole distributor rights for this exquisite species of cuttlefish for Malaysia and Singapore.
Benefits of Sea Cucumber
- Contains Chondroitin sulfate which works well to combat arthritis naturally.
- Able to kill cancer cells, especially pancreatic cancer cells.
- Contains lots of fatty acids that are great for wound healing — fatty acids such as palmitic, oleic, and stearic, and vitamins such as vitamin A, vitamin B1, B2 and B3 and calcium and iron.
- Combats impotence, kidney and reproductive problems
- Very high in protein that can lead to a lowering of cardiovascular disease.
- a good antibiotic and anti-inflammatory agent too.
- Effective in treating high blood pressure, hypertension and coronary heart diseases.
- Aids in the elimination of hemorrhoids, peptic ulcer treatment, high cholesterol, diabetes and prevention of cancer.
- 治疗高血压与冠心病、消痔疮、治疗胃溃疡、预防癌症等。可滋阴补肾, 壮阳温补，对胆固醇过高及糖尿病患者的病情好圈。