Mirin is the secret ingredient in authentic Japanese cuisine. An exquisite, versatile seasoning, mirin's mild sweetness complements savory seasonings such as shoyu and miso. The Sumiya family is the last of the traditional Mirin makers. Their organic Mikawa Mirin is the finest in all of Japan. It is naturally aged over 9 months to create an unmatched gentle sweetness, a rare, magical quality that enhances and harmonizes delicate flavors. Enjoy this truly authentic mirin, a treat rarely seen even on store shelves in Japan! Dried, ground root of the esteemed Asian water lily, treasured for contributing to respiratory health, with 5% ginger root powder. A pleasant and quick way to take this renown health food. A macrobiotic staple. Boil a teaspoonful for three minutes and sip while hot. Low sodium, fat free, and gluten free. Glass jar. Eden pure, authentic, unadulterated.