Fermenting Crock Pot, 10 Liter (2 3/4 gallon) - Natural nutrition-packed sauerkraut and pickled vegetables are so easy to make with this stoneware crock pot from Germany. Sauerkraut has been recognized as one of the healthiest foods, and was even used on sailing ships to protect sailors from scurvy.
Sauerkraut and pickled vegetables fermented the natural way with lactic acid fermentation are being credited with correcting bodily imbalances of intestinal flora, leading to problems including acid reflux for which doctors often prescribe harsh antibiotics.
Natural lactic acid fermentation is one of the oldest and healthiest means of food preservation. It allows natural, beneficial bacteria to perform a fermentation process in which vegetables develop a pleasantly sour taste and remain rich in vitamins and minerals. Lactic acid fermentation is the only method of preservation that retains all the natural plant ingredients while improving the quality, taste and aroma.
These beautifully crafted stoneware crock pots are Ceramic Clay fired at 1200°C with a lead free glaze and will produce 15 liters of pickled vegetables very simply. Their use of ceramic weight stones eliminates mold while their clever water sealing system allows fermentation gas to escape without allowing air to enter the crock pot. Simple instructions for use and recipes are included.
Benefits of Sauerkraut and Fermented Vegetables
Sauerkraut eliminates disease causing bacteria and reintroduces friendly bacteria to the digestive system.
Lactic acid fermenting foods contain potent digestive enzymes that boost metabolism and assist in restoring natural digestion.
Lactic acid fermented recipes are excellent for those with lactose intolerance and weakened digestive systems.
Lactic acid fermented foods are a holistic part of cancer therapy due to its many antioxidant compounds.
Lactic acid fermented vegetables assist in restoring normal stomach acidity which then triggers the pancreas to produce its own enzymes to digest food.
Pytochemicals are created during the fermentation process witch assist in boosting the immune system.
Sauerkraut and its juices are a traditional folk remedy for treating constipation and have a soothing affect on the nervous system.
Yeast overgrowth such as candida propagating in the digestive tract are precluded by the acidic environment due to lactic acid fermentation in foods like sauerkraut.
Sauerkraut is rich in vital nutrients and minerals such as calcium and potassium, as well as magnesium and an abundance of vitamin C & K.
Protects against environmental toxins like heavy metals, pollution and pesticides.