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Jas76 05-17-2013 03:17 PM

FSG preservative
Ok, don't throw things at me. I can't find a lot of specific definitive info on fail proof preservatives.

I love FSG, but the refrigeration thing is the pits sometimes. Especially when traveling.

Can anyone tell me about preserving my FSG so it can be left out?

chloe92us 05-17-2013 04:26 PM

This is from the okra gel thread, but it applies here! Thought I'd throw in the recipe too, lol.

" I have made couple successful batches so far with recipe as follows: 2 tblsp of Marshmallow root with 4c of distilled water and 1 full cup of horizontal sliced okra. Low boil for 30-40mins. This yield 2cups of okra gel. I then add kathymack' s portions for the preservatives and 1/4+1/8tsp of agave nectar, 1/4tsp mag flakes, 1/2 tsp of sucragel. Too chicken to try grapeseed"

A few of the preservatives you can use are potassium sorbate, Germall, or Optiphen. Available here:

chloe92us 05-17-2013 06:21 PM

Check out this thread!

Jas76 05-17-2013 06:24 PM


Julesonline 05-17-2013 07:55 PM

I use optiphen in my FSG.

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