Used to increase the health of the yeast. Improves fermentation and re-pitching performance. It contains diammonium phosphate, essential vitamins and co-factors, nitrogen (amino acids, proteins, and peptides) and minerals. Effective boost for first and/or late generation yeast slurry. If grist is not 100% malt, then yeast nutrient can help make up for lack of nutrients.
For homebrew use, each 1/2 tsp (2,5g) from the vial is good for 5 gallons (19L). This nutrient should be added during the last 10 minutes of the boil.