Heliciculture is the art of raising snails in order to exploit their flesh, with high content of protein, eggs used to make a kind of black caviar and slime in cosmetics, although today can also be considered the playful aspect, ie the snail farming as a hobby, a feature that is increasingly taking more followers.
Lately we are accustomed to hear or see ads in the media of the miraculous properties of the snail, which promise to cure acne scars, stretch marks, wrinkles and burns. This contradiction has been many experts say that while the benefits for the skin secretions of this animal are amply demonstrated, most of these products with snail have not been obtained with proper scientific rigor.
Snails and slugs are a lack molluscs legs, used to move his body through contractions and stretching, such as worms, they belong to the family of gastropods, are provided with a spiral oxbow lake, in the case of snails , which serves as a refuge and a kind of dorsal thickening in the case of slugs.
The baited traps generate attractive to snails and slugs, once it enters the trap snail or slug can not find the way out and drown in the liquid bait. They are natural methods to eradicate these mollusks without danger to the environment.