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Now Foods, Citric Acid, 5 lbs (2268 g) (Discontinued Item)

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Out of Stock - Discontinued
  • Product Code: NOW-07325
  • UPC Code: 733739073259
  • Package Quantity: 5 lbs (2268 g)
  • Dimensions: 5.5 x 5.5 x 9.6 in, 5.35 lbs (2.43 kg)

Product Overview

  • Sprouting Aid
  • Makes a Great Substitute for Salt
  • 100% Pure
  • Natural Preservative

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, an all-too-common occurrence when sprouting in a jar due to high temperatures and humidity. Citric Acid is also useful for canning vegetables and fruit preserves.

Because you are what you eat, NOW Real Food has been committed to providing delicious, healthy, natural and organic foods since 1968. We're independent, family owned, and proud of it. Keep it natural. Keep it real.

Suggested Use

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.

Other Ingredients

Pure citric acid.

Vegetarian/Vegan Product.


Store in a cool, dry place after opening.

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Posted by Reviewer2114170 on Oct 01, 2008

I was pleased with how quickly my citric acid arrived.(IHerb.com ROCKS!) The citric acid appears to work well. I am using it for canning tomatoes and the only thing I would have liked more would have been additional info on the labelfor canning and not just sprouting purposes. FYI- I contacted NOW foods and was told to follow FDA amounts on canning which are 1/2 tsp. per quart of tomatoes and 1/4 tsp. per pint.

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Great product!

Posted by Reviewer1421399 on Oct 19, 2008

I use citric acid to make a delicious lemon water. Usually the citric acid is terribly expensive but with this unbelievable price I can make the lemon water all the time. Thanks iHerb.

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Great value

Posted by Reviewer2872375 on Dec 30, 2008

I have not compared citric acid quality, but this product is a great value. I use it to make fizzing bath bombs and they are great.

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home owner

Posted by Reviewer2824554 on Jan 26, 2009

use as cleaner for household hard water stains - works very well

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citric acid

Posted by Reviewer1467068 on May 30, 2008

excellent product, uses in dishwasher with dishwasher detergent to avoid graying, cloudy fim on glassware.Good price, rapid mailing service. Thanks.

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