The plastic rings are food safe and BPA free. These lids will are also corrosion and rust resistant unlike standard jar rings. Stainless steel mesh lids and rings provides an opportunity for year-round indoor organic gardening.
Each lid kit includes 4 tablespoons each of alfalfa, broccoli, and fenugreek seeds, all of which are easy sprouting seeds. Additional seeds can be purchased at Mumm’s Seeds online.
- Alfalfa: high in B-complex vitamins; vitamin A, C, E, and K; also contains calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, zinc, selenium; has chlorophyll containing leaves when finished. Use in salads, sandwiches, green drinks, soups, and sprout loaves. “Pound for pound, [alfalfa sprouts] are one of the most nutritious foods you can eat,” says Ann Wigmore
- Broccoli: rich in vitamins K, C, B6, and E, folate, dietary fiber, phosphorus, potassium, and magnesium; has chlorophyll containing leaves when finished. Broccoli sprouts boast of sulforaphane, a potent detoxifying agent and bioactive nutrient. It have cancer prevention properties and improves immunity by lowering oxidative stress.
- Fenugreek: a traditional herb for colds and flues; blood and kidney cleanser; sources of phosphorous and iron; anti-inflammatory and may reduce arthritic pain; anti-diabetic by reducing absorption of sugars. Best sprouted in the dark.
The lid fits wide-mouth mason jars, preferably 1 quart or 2 quart jars. Mason jar not included with the lids.