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Organic Fenugreek Sprouting Seeds

Organic Fenugreek Sprouting Seeds

Delicious Shoots Used in Indian Cooking

Large vigorous 5-day sprouts with a unique flavor. Can also be grown as a shoot (often used in Indian cooking). Fenugreek is a traditional herb for colds and flu.

Manufacturer States this Product Meets the Standards of the National Organic Program (NOP)
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Description

Large vigorous 5-day sprouts with a unique flavor. Can also be grown as a shoot (often used in Indian cooking). Fenugreek is a traditional herb for colds and flu.

See for yourself what sprouting does for you!

Reputed to be a highly nutritional practice, sprouting is an affordable way to grow your own nutrient packed food in a matter of days. Sprouting involves soaking, draining, and rinsing food grade seeds until they begin to germinate. Sprouts are rich in vitamins, minerals, proteins, amino acids, beneficial enzymes and more. They have been called the "most enzyme rich food on the planet".

Shipping Information

Ships from Northern CA.

Shipping Weight: 0.75 lb

Dimensions: 8.0"L x 5.0"W x 1.5"H

Features

    Characteristics

    Organic Status: Accepted for Use in Organic Gardening
    Starting Location : Indoor Sprouting

    Planting & Care

    Days to Sprout: 3-6

    Best Sprouting Methods: Jar or Sprouting Tray

    Optimal Soak Time: 4-8 hours

    Easy sprouting directions (jar method):

    SOAK- Put 1 to 3 Tbsp. seed in a wide mouth jar. Cover with mesh and secure with rubber band. Add water, swirl, and drain. Add 1 cup cool water and soak for 4 to 8 hours. Drain well.

    RINSE - Twice a day, refill jar with cool water, swirl, and drain. Invert jar and prop at an angle in a sink or bowl.

    ENJOY - Ready to eat in 3 to 6 days. Refrigerate to store. (Sprouts can be refrigerated for up to two weeks in a sealed container. (Sprouts store best when they are fairly dry- do not store immediately after rinsing.)

    Easy sprouting directions (tray method):

    SOAK- Cover the bottom of the sprouting tray with one single layer of seed. Place the tray and seeds in a dish of water and soak for 4 to 8 hours. (Alternatively, once you've measured your seeds in the tray, you can put the seeds in a bowl, fill the bowl with water, and soak for 4 to 8 hours.) Drain well.

    RINSE - Twice a day, rinse the seeds. Either rinse under a tap of running water, or use a spray bottle to mist well. Tip the tray to the side to drain well.

    ENJOY - Ready to eat in 3-6 days, or 10 to 12 days, as shoots. Refrigerate to store. Sprouts can be refrigerated for up to two weeks in a sealed container. (Sprouts store best when they are fairly dry- do not store immediately after rinsing.)

    NutritionVitamins B6 and C, calcium, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and zinc.

    Yield1 tbsp of dry seed yields approx 1-2 cups of sprouts.

    Storage & Shelf LifeOur seeds should sprout well for a year after you purchase them, if stored in a cool dry place. If you’d like to extend the germination life of your seeds, store them in the fridge. If you store your seeds in the freezer, they’ll last almost indefinitely.

    Did you know?Arthritis has a low incidence rate in India where a lot of fenugreek is consumed. Drinking 1 cup of fenugreek tea per day, made from the leaves, is said to relieve the discomfort of arthritis. (Source: www.wikipedia.com)Fenugreek seeds are used as a medicinal in Traditional Chinese Medicine under the name Hu Lu Ba, where they are considered to warm and tonify kidneys, disperse cold and alleviate pain.

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