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Hops Powder

Product Code: 24HOP

Availability: Out of stock

Size Price (Ex VAT) Price (Inc VAT) Price/kg Points Qty
250g
Excl. Tax: £5.60 Incl. Tax: £6.72
£22.40/kg
5 Special
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500g
Excl. Tax: £9.91 Incl. Tax: £11.89
£19.82/kg
9 Special
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Description

Product: Hops Powder

Latin Name: Humulus lupulus syn. Humulus americanus, Humulus volubilis, Humulus vulgaris, Lupulus amarus.

Plant Family: Cannabaceae

Other Names: Common Hops, Hops, Hop Vine, Hopfen, Hoppan, Beer Flower, Asperge Sauvage, European Hops, Hopfenzapfen, Lupulin, Lúpulo, Pi Jiu Hua, Salsepareille Indigène, Vigne du Nord & Flores de Cerveza.

Description: The hop is a dioecious (has both male and female plants), climbing, perennial which is native to Europe and Asia and can reach a height of 7 metres. The leaves are deep green, heart shaped and lobed with toothed edges and are 7-12cm in length. The plant using tendrils to fix itself to other plants and surfaces, it twists as it climbs to secure itself and does so in a clockwise direction.
It’s the female flowers that are used, the flowering process begins with small greeny-white flowers that lose their petals as the cone shape we’re familiar with as the hop ripens, the botanical term for the cone is ‘strobile’, this strobile is pale green in colour at first ripening to pale yellow or greenish-white.

Interesting Fact: Did you know that in the 16th century hops were thought to cause melancholia? So much so as beer was the most common beverage of the time, Henry VIII declared that the brewers of England should refrain from using them when making beer! Royalty redeemed the popularity of hops, George III used a hop pillow at night to help him sleep when other ‘remedies’ had failed and Edward VII was given the herb when he suffered from a severe case of typhoid fever.

SUGGESTED USE

The powdered herb can be used to obtain shades of brown dye, dependant on the mordant used. Add to tisanes, beers and sleep pillows, a decoction or infusion can be made and added to soaps, lotions and creams for the skin where soothing and regenerating properties are required.

Shelf Life

Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.

Technical Information

Product Specification

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Allergen Statement

JustIngredients Limited supplies a range of products that are internationally sourced from approved suppliers. Nuts, gluten, celery and mustard are handled on our sites. Handling procedures are in place to reduce the likelihood of allergens being present, but we cannot guarantee our ingredients are totally free of traces in the products supplied. Please see the product specification for more information. If in doubt, please email technical@justingredients.co.uk.

Delivery Information

Please note that bulk and non-bulk items will be delivered separately.

Bulk = items over 1kg in weight

Non Bulk = items 1kg or below in weight

Ordered before 1pm Monday - Friday?

We endeavour to dispatch non-bulk items on the same day as receipt of your order (when placed before 1pm). During evenings or weekends, please allow 1-2 days for your order to be dispatched.

For bulk items, we endeavour to dispatch items within 2 workings days.

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