How to make Vermi Tea

Number of days to make: 3 days

Things needed

  • 200L Drum with water
  • Sack
  • 2 kg Molasses
  • 10 kg Vermicast

How to make Vermi Tea

  1. Dissolve the 2 kg molasses on the 200 L water.
  2. Put the 10 kg vermicast inside the sack. Tie to let the vermicast not mix with the water.
  3. Dip the sack with vermicast in the 200 L water with molasses. Let it stay for 3 days (72 hours).
  4. After 3 days remove the vermicast sack. Mix the water. The water inside the drum is the Vermi Tea.

Notes

  • If molasses are not readily available, you can use brown sugar.
  • Best if you put out the sack of vermicast 3 times a day.

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.

Carbonized Rice Hull – The Easier Way of Making

So you’ve heard about the wonderful effects of the Carbonized Rice Hull (CRH) or what we Filipinos locally call “uling na ipa ng palay”. But when you researched on how to make it,you found it difficult since you still have to make a structure that has a chimney to produce it.

Rice Hull - Ipa ng Palay
Rice Hull

Was that contraption that has a chimney really necessary on making Carbonized Rice Hull? The answer is a straight NO!

You can actually make Carbonized Rice Hull without the machine. But it would take a lot longer than when you have one. Continue reading Carbonized Rice Hull – The Easier Way of Making

How to Make Fermented Fruit Juice (FFJ)

Number of Days to Make: 7 Days

Things Needed

  • Knife for chopping
  • 1 kilo of Ripe Fruit Meat
  • 1 kilo of Molasses
  • Jar
  • Paper
  • String

How to Make

  1. Prepare the Ripe Fruit Meat by peeling the skin and removing the seed of the fruit.
  2. Chop the Ripe Fruit Meat into little pieces. About the size of a 10 peso coin (1 inch diameter) will do.
  3. Put the chopped ripe fruit meat inside the jar.
  4. Put the kilo of molasses in and mix.
  5. Cover the jar with paper and tie it securely with the string.
  6. Leave the jar in a cool and dry place for 7 days to ferment. Away from sunlight and rain.
  7. After 7 days, separate the liquid from the solids. The liquid is the Fermented Fruit Juice (FFJ).

Continue reading How to Make Fermented Fruit Juice (FFJ)