A Japanese Condiment to Swear By

Ume fruit and Umeshu wine Japanese aperitif and dessertUme plum vinegar. It will change your life as well as your steamed greens, scrambled eggs, salads, brown rice, and pretty much anything. It is a Japanese condiment made from ume plum, shiso leaf and salt. It is salty and sour and totally addictive. It can also be great for your body and energy levels because it stimulates your digestion and helps break down lactic acid, which builds in the body as a result of stress as well as some exercise. Eden Foods makes an organic version that you can find in most health food stores or online. The salt levels are pretty high though so use sparingly and only if you do not otherwise consume much salt throughout your day.

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