There are two types of Spongilla, one
is lake dwelling and is brown in colour, Spongilla Lacustris. The other
type lives in slow stream rivers, Ephydatia Fluviailis and is usually dark
The latin name is Spongilla - this
genus lives in freshwater. It has a skeleton that is made up off silicon
peptide needles linked together with organic substance called spongin.
In general medicine, Spongilla was
commonly used in Russia but also in Europe. Spongilla powder was exported from
Russia before the 1st world war. In the 20th century Spongilla was used in
conjuction with other homoeopathicsubstances In 1930 in Europe a tincture (Die
Badiage-Tinktur) was used to treat many illnesses.
When Spongilla is used on the skin,
the micro needles disturb the top layer of the skin and increase blood flow.
Ephydatia Fluviailis has pronounced redness after application this is because
it has larger needles than the Spongilla Lacustris.
What does Spongilla do?
1. Decreases oil production in the
2. Removes dead skin cells
3. Removes wrinkles
4. Helps heal bruises faster
5. Helps flatten keloid scars and
hyperpigmentation after acne
6. Helps with arthritis, radiculitis
7. Cleans and narrows skin pores
8. Helps to oxygenate the skin
9. Synthesises biologically active
10. Strengths restorative process of
11. Rejuvenates the skin to look
If you never used Spongilla before
you can mix it with kaolin, clay or oil and a few drop of water to create a
Do not used if you have sensitive
skin, open wounds or cuts
Do not make contact with the eyes, if
a accident has occurred wash it out with clean warm water
Do not use if you have allergy to
Allergic reaction or temporary
Can be used with any other
Spongilla Lacustris Left - Ephydatia Fluviailis Right