The plastic rings are food safe and BPA free. These lids will are also corrosion and rust resistant. Stainless steel mesh lids and rings provides an opportunity for year-round indoor organic gardening.
Each lid kit includes alfalfa, broccoli, and fenugreek seeds all of which are easy sprouting seeds.
- 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.