In Japan, many health foods are very popular now. Nigari is famous as health food in Japan. It is very useful to maintain our health and improve our constitution. It is used for various purposes, for example, diet and skin care.
What is Nigari?
Nigari is a liquid residue from concentrations of seawater and crystallizing salt. It is used as a coagulater for Tofu. The basis of Nigari is magnesium chloride. However, it also contains some inorganic salts (minerals), such as potassium chloride and calcium.
Effects of Nigari
Using it for cooking
When we boil meat, fish or vegetables, Nigari can decrease the lye
because the penetration of magnesium is high.
When we dilute Nigari with water, our mucous membrane is stimulated, preventing hay fever and pollen allergy (pollinosis).
Using it for beauty treatment
In mineral springs and as bath salts for bathing. The magnesium which includingNigari activates the cells of our skin and helps keep the skin moisturized.
Natural minerals and vitamins help clean and open our pours.
When our hair is soaked in water with Nigari, it activates the roots of the hair, and it can prevent loss of hair or loss of hair color. In addition, Nigari whitens our skin.
When we take a bath with a few drops of
Nigari, our body is warmed, and it
helps burn off fat.
The big boom: An Effective Nigari Diet
We eat Nigari with rice, miso soup and tea
particular, it is best to eat food with vitamin B1 with your Nigari. For example, include brown (unpolished) rice, spinach, eel and ham.
ÅEAlso Nigari helps assimilation of calcium, and enhances our metabolism.
Nigari can help evacuate quickly our waste matter, as well as water and fat in our body.
http://www.hirohurl.net/nigari.html (Information about Nigari)
http://www.brossan.com/nigari.htm (Product specification)
(About famous company-kameyamado and information about Nigari)
(Excerpt of Article about Nigari from The Japan Times)
http://www.soyafresh.co.uk/soya/nigari.htm (About products)
http://www.nigari.info/ (Nigari study group)
http://haikon.gozaru.jp/ (How to use Nigari)