How to make a Seaweed Extract

Number of days: 2-4 weeks

Things Needed

  • 1 kg Seaweed. Either Eucheuma or Sargassum.
  • 1 kg molasses
  • Jar/Container
  • Paper
  • String

How to make Seaweed Extract

  1. Chop to tiny bits the seaweed.
  2. Put the chopped seaweed and molasses inside the jar.
  3. Cover the jar with paper and tie it with a string to secure it.
  4. Place the jar in a cool and dry place. Away from sunlight and rain. Leave it there for 2-4 weeks.
  5. After 2-4 weeks, separate the liquid from the solids. The liquid is the Seaweed Extract.

Notes

  • The ratio of the seaweed to the molasses is 1kg to 1kg, respectively.
  • If molasses are not readily available you can use brown sugar.

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