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Ethereal Nature Agar herb powder 100gr - Agar herb powder (hydrophilic sticky substance)
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The Agar is a hydrophilic sticky substance extracted from the cell walls of algae, mainly Agarophyte Gelidium. Algae belong to the category of red algae (Rhodophyta) is one of the oldest groups of eukaryotic algae.
Hundreds of years ago, the Japanrhoese and the Chinese learned to dry algae and manufacture of jelly bars which used in cooking. Today, the agar is widely used in the Western world due to its nutritional value and low in calories, which makes it an ideal part of a proper diet. There are many recipes with agar for pies, pastries, fruits, jams, jellies, sauces, creams etc.
The Agar consists of 80% of fiber. It also contains several valuable nutrients. It is a good source of calcium and iron and contains no sugar, fat and carbohydrates. It helps digestion, weight loss and detoxification of the body. After swallowing, it absorbs water in the stomach and triples its volume. This creates a feeling of satiety. Studies on obesity have confirmed its effectiveness as a supplement to a healthy diet low calories. Other benefits associated with regular consumption of agar is its ability to reduce inflammation and soothes the stomach. Preferred gelatin because it is a plant, unlike gelatine is of animal origin. It melts at 85 ° C and solidified at 32 up 40 ° C, is quite stable texture and easily used in cooking.
This property gives an appropriate balance between easy melting and good gel stability at relatively high temperatures. Since many scientific applications require temperatures close to human body temperature (37 ° C), the agar used in biological research, and other scientific applications.
Herbs are and should be treated as drugs.
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