Now Foods, Citric Acid, 100% Pure, Powder, 1 lb (454 g)
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- Real Food
- Sprouting Aid
- Makes a Great Substitute for Salt
- 100% Pure
- Natural Preservative
- Vegetarian/Vegan Product
If you're into sprouting then you're already familiar with Citric Acid, a natural preservative typically found in citrus fruits such as lemons and limes. Citric Acid helps to inhibit the formation of mold and other bacterial growth, and all-to-common occurrence when sprouting in a jar due to high temperatures and humidity. Citric Acid is also useful for canning vegetables and fruit preserves.
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Citric Acid is a food grade acid that is present in many natural foods. It can be used to reduce spoilage in sprouting by adding 1 tsp. per quart to soak and rinse water.
Citric Acid is also useful in canning, drying or freezing foods. It can be used to preserve Vitamin C content, retard spoilage and prevent discoloration. Use 1 tsp. per quart of water or juice for most fruits and vegetables.
Pure citric acid.
Store in a cool, dry place after opening.
Contains only pure citric acid. Contains no salt, starch, yeast, wheat, gluten, corn, soy, milk, egg, chemical additives or excipients.
I got this to use as a cleaning agent in my Zojirushi water boiler, and it worked fantastically! After only two cleaning cycles, my pot looks brand new. I also used it to clean the calcium deposits off of my mouth night guard and my wife's retainer. All I can say is, "wow!" After a single soaking, it finally looks clean. I haven't used a chemical cleaner on my night guard in roughly 3+ years (and it showed, I'm embarrassed to say), and this stuff worked like magic. Highly recommended. Also, iHerb.com provided superb service. It shipped very quickly and arrived before I expected it.
My girl scouts made fizzy bath bombs for their spa badge. This was a good price and they shipped quickly.
Posted by Reviewer3105319 on May 13, 2015
Am going to use this to make bath bomb
Works great- so many uses
Posted by Laurel-Allison on Sep 08, 2014
Great for canning. Great for sterilising. Great for making bath bombs.
Keeps My Sprouts Vibrant
Posted by Reviewer2104094 on Dec 28, 2013
No signs of mold or bacterial growth with occasional spraying
Good Natural Preservative
Posted by Reviewer2527101 on Jan 04, 2012
I use Citric Acid in so many household items. iHerb.com had a good selection of quanties to choose from and very reasonably priced