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EM-1 Activated EM
Learn How to Make Activatd EM®
u can take one liter of EM®•1® and turn it into 5 gallons of Activated EM®! When you purchase a liter of EM•1®, this is a first generation of the EM® culture. Because these are living organisms, they can reproduce into a second generation of the EM® culture. This second generation is called “Activated EM®” or simply AEM. However, this second generation of AEM no longer has a shelf life of six months—but has a shelf life of about 4 to 6 weeks. So be sure to activate only enough to meet your needs for that timeframe. Also, be sure not to try to produce a third generation of AEM from a second generation. The vitality of the microbes is diminished too severely, if this is attempted.
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Composting with Effective Microorganisms®
Effective Microorganisms®
(EM®) helps to speed up the natural composting process—without many of the negative side-effects of foul odors and pests. Adding compost to the soil and then mulching it will help to hold in moisture, requiring less watering, keep weeds down, and provide a home for worms and microbes.
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EM® for Lawn and Garden
er thorough research into the nature of EM®, it was determined that this microbial blend produces diverse antioxidant byproducts such as: inositol, ubiquinone, saponin, low-molecular polysaccharides, polyphenols, and chelates of minerals. These antioxidant substances have shown to promote significant disease suppression. When added to the soil, EM® acts as a natural detoxifying agent and promotes the multiplication of beneficial microbial alliances—while inhibiting the growth of harmful species.
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Hot Tubs and Swimming Pool Applications
ny of us would gladly use hot tubs and swimming pools more frequently, if it weren’t for the harsh chemicals that can be so irritating to the skin and eyes. Conventional treatments attempt to use antibacterial approaches for creating a sterile environment in the water. This antiseptic approach of destroying all bacterial life in the water often makes a bad situation worse. Healthy and beneficial microflora are what sustain biodiversity in our environments and help to build natural defense systems. Using EM® to naturally remediate the water helps to keep nutrient levels low enough to prevent the growth of algae, and acts to keep the water microstructured – which is soothing to the skin.
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Natural Septic Treatment
EM•1® Microbial Inoculant has the unique ability to shift the conventional onsite wastewater operation from a putrefactive breakdown system to a regenerative bioremediation system. This helps to reduce the overall loading demand on septic system. EM® helps to offset imbalances caused by overloading, harsh detergents and cleaners, antibiotic soaps, drain cleaners and a wide variety of other materials that make their way into the onsite septic system. But for best results, it is recommended to use all-natural cleaning and health products that will minimize the impact on the microbial remediation process taking place in the septic system.
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EM® Applications for Turf and Lawn Care
There is growing public demand for natural turf management that does not compromise the health of people and the environment. EM® represents a viable natural solution that offers a safe and effective alternative to harmful agrochemicals. EM® is quickly becoming an important natural tool for the health of residential lawns, city parks, schools, and golf courses.
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Benefits of EM for Crops and Soils
Benefits of EM® for Crops and Soils
EM® stands for Effective Microorganisms®, an all-natural blend of beneficial microorganisms. EM®∙1® Microbial Inoculant is made through a natural process of fermentation. Nothing has been genetically altered or chemically engineered. EM® is safe and easy to use and is listed as a fully organic product by OMRI. EM®∙1® is now being used in over 120 countries, and is resolving a broad variety of environmental problems.
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