MAGNESIUM CHLORIDE (NIGARI), flakes
This product has been thoroughly tested for purity and is considered food grade.
Common use: In the culinary world, it is most commonly used as a coagulant in the preparation of tofu from soy milk also known as Nigari in Japan or Lushui in China.
Magnesium Chloride may also be useful as a topical application in baths or as sprays (aka Magnesium oil) for transdermal absorption to help correct magnesium deficiencies.
Recipe for "Magnesium Oil":
- Bring ½ cup of water to a boil in a non-aluminum saucepan. Turn off the heat and stir in ½ cup of magnesium flakes until dissolved. When cool, pour into a spray bottle.
- You just created a highly saturated Magnesium solution and when applied to the skin it feels somewhat greasy (thus the name). Avoid sensitive skin areas to reduce stinging sensation.
- Possible benefits include reduced muscle cramping, improved sleep, help with headaches, and as an anti-stress agent.
Storage: Store in a cool, dark, dry place
Disclaimer: this information is for educational purposes only and has not been evaluated by the FDA or CFIA. It is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. This product has been packaged in the same facility as peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy, and other potential allergens.
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careful not to use too much for tofu, any more than what's needed to curdle the milk will taste very bitter. Also great in a bath if you find yourself not making as much tofu as you expected.
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