Eclectic Institute, Purple Probiotic, Whole Food POWder, 4.2 oz (120 g)6 Reviews
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1.34 lbs (0.61 kg)
- Product Code: ECL-37137
- UPC Code: 023363371372
- Package Quantity: 4.2 oz (120 g)
- Dimensions: 3 x 3 x 5.6 in, 0.8 lbs (0.36 kg)
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iHerb Customer Reviews
I eat a mostly Paleo diet and put up fermented vegetables every weekend for my salads for the coming week. I had been using leftover brine as my starter, but became concerned about the possibility of propagating undesirable organisms from batch to batch. Used with sea salt, a rounded teaspoon of this product per quart of cut vegetables provides an uncontaminated, flavorful, and highly economical (compared to the competition) starter for ferments. And it's quick -- fizzing starts within 24 hours. It's especially delicious with mashed potatoes (a "safe starch"), which I ferment once in a great while for non-Paleo guests.
Nice idea but you're better off just eating raw, fresh sauerkraut (or other such cultured veggies). Seemed to give me a bit of indigestion (gas). Otherwise effective as far as I can tell (discontinued use fairly prompt for the sauerkraut). Would not suggest use just before retiring... seems to increase energy levels.