Probiotic Living™ Liquid is a collection of Probiotic ie Beneficial/Effective Micro-Organisms "Em". Organic. A collection of 15 different types of living beneficial microbes, not freeze-dried i.e. store at room temperature ready for action, which can be used in a multitude of ways to keep yourself, your family, your pets, your plants, your house and the environment, healthy and clean. Click to hide.

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Probiotic Living Liquid

$13.00$23.00 GST inc.

Probiotic Living™ Liquid is a collection of Probiotic ie Beneficial/Effective Micro-Organisms Em. Organic – Not registered as a food grade product, however it is actually a plus, click on the Product Info. for much more info..

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Probiotics ie Beneficial Micro-Organisms (EM). Organic BFA certified.

Probiotic Living™ can be used in a many different ways.

Contains:- Organic(Non-GM) probiotic micro-organisms mixed with Molasses, Sea Salt, Mineral powder(Azomite).

Firstly this is not registered as a food grade product (this is actually a plus, as you get extra beneficial microbes all at a much lower price). The micro-organisms contained in the product are listed below and you will find a list of the beneficial effects at the end.

Probiotic Living™ is a collection of 15 different types of living beneficial microbes, store at room temperature ready for action, can be used in a multitude of ways to keep yourself, your family, your pets, your plants, your house and the environment, healthy and clean.

PNSB(purple non-sulfur bacteria) or Phototropic Bacteria- (Rhodopseudomonas palustris & Rhodopseudomonas sphaeroides).

Bacillus subtilis.

Lactobacillus acidophilus; Lactobacillus casei/rhamnosus; Lactobacillus bulgaricus; Lactobacillus fermentum; Lactobacillus plantarum.

Bifidobacterium animals; Bifidobacterium bifidum; Bifidobacterium longum.

Streptococcus lactis; Streptococcus thermophiles.

Saccharomyces cerevisiae.

There are 2 reasons why this product is not registered as being food grade i.e. For human consumption –

  1. It is not made using stainless steel equipment therefore it cannot be registered as a food grade product.
  2. The PNSB group of bacteria are not recognised as food grade bacteria in certain countries e.g. the US, however this group of bacteria have the greatest anti-oxidative properties i.e. producing metabolites, a unique class of antioxidant assistant compounds that are very important in certain biological process within living organisms. One example of such an antioxidant assistant compound is ubiquinone, also known as Coenzyme Q10. The other unique property of this class of bacteria, which is the most important, is that they seem to have the ability to synchronise the beneficial effects of all the other bacteria contained in the culture. If you didn’t think bacteria could communicate with each other then have a listen to this blog on the ted website http://blog.ted.com/2009/04/08/discovering_bac/In nature micro-organisms occur in groups which mutually benefit each other, in many situations in nature this group of bacteria is found performing this function. It also seems that it is a foundational element in many traditional healing systems e.g. found in Biodynamic farming cultures also in some of the Anthroposophic healing remedies. Also found in various fermented products where traditional fermented techniques, using plants found in nature, have been used. Vitamin A, Carotene , produced by Rhodopseudomonas palustris , is a known antioxidant and is beneficial for healthy skin, bones, and night vision. “

For a very well informed overview of the different types of probiotic bacteria check out this website you will find that the bacteria used in this mix comes under his category of SAM Type 4 (aka SAMT4) products of this type have been developed and marketed over the past 50 years. http://sam.vmicrobial.info/

There are over 400 different varieties of microorganisms that live in the human digestive tract, these ones have been chosen for their ability to cooperate with each other and to perform their primary function, which is to break down complex substances into food for each other, and for the organism in which they live. That’s why this group of organisms are used effectively in a wide variety of situations.

Bacteria are everywhere90% of all cells in the human body are non-human(100 trillion vs 10 trillion), yes these cells are smaller than the human cells, but they are an essential part of our existence. Even in a NASA clean room where the air is continually filtered and has 100,000 fewer dust particles than normal air, when they did a detailed test they still found 193 different varieties of bacteria, the point being, “you can’t beat them so why not join them”, so rather than trying to kill all bacteria, because a few of them are not good for us, and in so doing creating further imbalance to both us (antibiotics) and the environment (conventional cleaning agents), we should look at this new/old-natural approach where we enlist the support of the beneficial micro-organisms and embrace the symbiotic relationship that we rely on for our existence. Again if we don’t find a balance with nature then we lose everything. We are already beginning to do this i.e. using bacteria to clean up our drains, waste products from manufacturing etc, however we are suggesting that on a personal level we can do much more, and in the process gain much more for our own health and the health of the planet e.g. instead of spraying disinfectant around, spray this microbe-mix around, the disinfectant will not get rid of all bacteria it will only diminish the population, and you have no say in what the re-population will be, this way you can safely touch the surfaces, eat off a plate, knowing full well that the microbes that are there, whether you like it or not, are not only safe for you but also beneficial for you.

Food

As we said above this product is not registered as a food grade product, however if you wish to take it as a food, as I do, there are many ways in which you can add it to your food cycle e.g. a couple of drops on your cereal, making a soup or stir-fry, mix it in at the end of cooking, basically add it to anything that you would like to make more bioavailable, it’s not about taking huge quantities, as most of the bacteria are destroyed by the acids in the stomach, so only a few will reach the intestines, so even if you take these products that claim to have millions of bacteria,(generally only a few strains) it still doesn’t matter, only a very few will survive so it’s about continued maintenance and eating the correct food that will support the growth and multiplication of the good bacteria. If you have a medical problem and need to change your intestinal flora from bad to good in as quick a time as possible then the best time to take probiotic micro-organisms is after you’ve eaten say 10 to 15 min, this is when the acid in the stomach has been diluted by food and there is a higher chance of survival as they pass through the body’s defences against incoming organisms i.e. an acid filled stomach.

When the food grade product becomes available we will supply it, if it contains the PNSB group of bacteria, which it probably won’t. The food grade product recommends up to 3 tablespoons per day for adults 3 teaspoons per day for children. Personally I prefer a slower approach as previously described, but if there is a need for quick results then this may be a guide.

Another method is in its use in preparing fermented vegetables as you can see by one of pictures I do this inside a yoghurt maker the reason for this is that being kept at 40° it really accelerates and you do not have to leave it in for weeks and weeks personally I just leave them for a week. The container that I’m using is about 1.3 L so I mixed up liquid 500 mill of warm water (boil it if you do not have a good filter) mix in a dessertspoon of blackstrap molasses when it cools to warm add 30 ml of Probiotic Living liquid, 30 ml of organic apple cider vinegar, 20 ml of soya sauce or 10 ml of magnesium chloride, I use soya sauce because I like the flavour. The vegetables I use are carrot, freshly cut corn, beetroot, radish, red capsicum, asparagus, leak, purple onion, chilli, garlic, ginger. Not always all of these of whatever is available generally one corn: 1 carrot 1 capsicum 1 bunch asparagus 1 purple onion will just about make the 1.3 L container you one leave a bitter room at the top so use three-quarter filled with vegies anyway more info coming soon. Another bonus is that you can use the remaining liquid from your fermented vegies as a drink or a base for salad dressing, which in all those probiotic bacteria and minerals.

Cleaning

Dilute add to a spray can and spray on all surfaces, you can then wipe them clean after they have loosened the grime, however continued periodic spraying will leave a layer of beneficial microbes that will create a film which will resist the re-infestation by any harmful bacteria. I spray it on my kitchen benches, in the toilet, on the floors basically any hard surfaces. I also have a container filled with water plus the microorganisms, at the end of the day I place my kitchen sponge in the liquid, which I top up with micro-organisms once a week and change every few weeks, just making sure I rinse clean and squeeze it out before putting into the container. Putting it down the drain is good for the environment, it cleans the pipes and increases the breakdown in the waste treatment works. You can also use it as a clothes washing agent, either mix 50-50 with your regular detergent, what I do is mix it 50-50 with apple cider vinegar and let it soak for a couple of hours, however the microorganisms love the vegetable dyes used in colouring certain clothes, so intensely coloured clothes may see the brightness of their colours diminish over time quicker than normal.

There is another version of this product which uses the same microorganisms but has some organic additives to make it smell nice and also particles to increase the shine when used on cleaning services, at this stage we don’t see the benefit of having 2 almost identical products.

Gardening

Add to soil or coco-fibre to make fertilisers more bioavailable to your plants and sprouts, also greatly reducing any odours caused from the breakdown of dead and decaying matter, very important for the indoor gardener. Can also be used to accelerate the breakdown of compost. When added to the seed soak, in combination with liquid seaweed, it increases seed germination.(certified for use in organic farming)

Compost

Bokashi compost mix:- if you use a Bokashi composting system then you can save a fortune by making your own compost mix for example, mixing 9ml of this Em liquid to 1 block of coconut fibre (see related items below) will give you 8L of Bokashi compost mix, costing around $2 vs over $30 for a 5 L bag. (500ml will make 50 x 8L = 400L at $15Em + 50x$3=$150Coco Tot=$165/400L=>$2/5L)

Pets

Put 1 to 2 drops into your pets drinking bowl, this will ensure the bowl does not become infected with bad bacteria it will also increase the ratio of good bacteria in their digestive tract. Periodically add 1 to 2 drops to your aquarium fish tank, to again increase the health of the aquarium.

Quantities:-

If you want the probiotic bacteria to grow and multiply then you need to supply them with food so here’s the basic formula to make 500 ml or for that matter a 750 mil spray bottle. – liquid 500 mill of warm water (boil it if you do not have a good filter) mix in a dessertspoon of blackstrap molasses when it cools to warm add 30 ml of Probiotic Living liquid, teaspoon of Azomite, 10 ml of magnesium chloride. If you’re going to use it as a cleaning agent for the single the toilet add 30 ml of organic apple cider vinegar and optionally some scented oil. With a spray bottle just remember that every time you use it just screw it open a fraction to release any pressure and then tighten up again.

Lawn & Garden- 1:1000 mix with fertiliser.

For Sprouts- 9ml to 1L seaweed mix & Spray bottle.

Preparing Coco fibre eg to make Bokashi compost mix or for sprouts – 3ml to 1L water i.e. 9ml per block.

Cleaning- General purpose spray bottle 25ml to 500ml water. Clothes wash 15 ml with 50% detergent or 25ml with no detergent, presoak recommended (I also add 25ml of vinegar).

Make your own probiotic mix.

Using our yoghurt maker, or heat pad, you can make a continuous supply of probiotic bacteria (see related items below). Why would you want to do this, well once you discover how important they are and how useful they are, then you will want to be using a lot of them. The other reason is that you might want to make your own blend of probiotic tailored for your needs e.g. I am currently cycling 3x 500ml bottles of probiotic liquid that I am using to grow my sprouts and fertilise my plants, so rather than just adding the liquid seaweed and the Azomite and Dolomite, I am using the organisms to make these 3 nutrient rich organic substances even more potent and available to the plants. For instance you could add super foods such as Spirulina, wheatgrass juice, grape concentrate etc to make a very powerful antioxidant supplement or you could just add some lemon essence to create an effective household cleaning product that will smell nice.

Probiotic Nutrients for sprouts/plants Method.

Ingredients:- 30ml of Probiotic Living liquid; 30ml of blackstrap molasses; 50ml of liquid seaweed concentrate; half a teaspoon of Azomite and Dolomite.

Simply add these items together and blend or shake vigorously, I use a 500 ml bottle, i.e. tighten the top when shaking and then unscrew slightly (very important otherwise it may explode if gas cannot escape), do this every day for the 1st 2 weeks and replace into the yoghurt maker, or onto the heat pad, ready to use after 2 weeks but just gets better and better the longer it is left up to a couple of months.

This allows you to take a 250ml bottle of Probiotic Living and use it to create 4L i.e. 8x 500ml bottles of EM (Probiotic Effective Microbes) and then start again with a new 250ml bottle to ensure you’re starting from a pristine batch of bacteria.

Micro-Organisms Used and their beneficial characteristics.

Bifidobacterium animalis

  1. animalisis a probiotic microbe that lives in the large intestine. By attaching to the intestine wall, they “crowd out” harmful bacteria by not allowing bad bacteria a place to attach or nutrients to feed on, forcing the invading bacteria to continue through the digestive system and out of the body. In this capacity, bifidobacterium animalis aids in the prevention of cancer-(harmful bacteria can turn nitrates into nitrites, which are known to cause cancer). Bifidobacterium animalis also produces B-vitamin complexes, which aid in liver function.

Bifidobacterium bifidum

  1. bifidumis found in the colon and the vagina. In the intestines, this bacteria controls the micro-flora balance, builds the immune system and aids in digestion. It is also found in breast milk and is thought to reduce intestinal inflammation in infants. Research has also found that B. bifidum may be useful in managing food allergies.
    B. bifidum has been cited in the medical journal Immuno-Pharmacology and Immuno-Toxicology that their presence in the intestine of infants is an indication of health. It also has the ability to protect the body against the devastation of rotavirus diarrhoea and is a supportive therapy for intestinal infections and intestinal disturbances.
  2. bifidum has immune strengthening properties as reported in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition especially in relation to colon health and its suppressive effect on tumors. It reports that B. bifidum is well tolerated without side effects, reducing the inflammatory response of the colon and stimulating the body’s fluid immunity. Biological & Pharmaceutical Bulletin reported information confirming the anti-ulcer effects of B. bifidum when administered orally.
    Bifidobacterium longum
  3. longummicrobes are found in the gastrointestinal tract and in the vagina, implants early in infancy and is found in humans throughout their life cycle. This type of bacteria works to inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria in the vagina and GI tract; in the digestive process, it aids in maintaining a healthy tract and boosts the body’s immune system. Research studies have found B. longum can relieve the symptoms or eliminate different food allergies, the inflammation of colitis and Crohn’s disease and high levels of cholesterol. Probiotics containing B. longum may be helpful to people with high cholesterol or colon cancer.
  4. longum has the unique property of metabolizing or degrading nitrates by an intracellular enzymatic activity. In journal Cancer Research it had been reported that dietary intake of B. longum significantly inhibits the development and growth of colon, liver and breast cancers in laboratory animal models. Certain strains in animal studies had been documented as possessing the ability to counteract cancer causing compounds in the colon.
    Lactobacillus acidophilus
  5. acidophilus HA122 is a natural probiotic which may have multiple health benefits. L. acidophilus, HA122, is believed to help the body resist the growth of unhealthy bacteria. Overgrowth of unhealthy bacteria can throw off normal digestive processes and make the body susceptible to infections.
    L. acidophilus populates the small intestines. It enables preconjugation of bile acids to assist in better digestion of food and nutrients consumed which leads to production of lactic acid, hydrogen peroxide, and other byproducts that make the environment hostile for undesired organisms. L. acidophilus also produces Vitamin B12, lactase, the enzyme that breaks down milk sugar (lactose) into simple sugars.

People who are lactose intolerant do not produce this enzyme. Other benefits include reduction of blood pressure and anti-tumour. L. acidophilus is the colonizer, the inhabitant that constitutes the first line of defence against alien invaders, as well as opportunistic organisms like yeasts (Candida albicans).
Lactobacillus casei/rhamnosus

  1. casei/rhamnosus grows naturally in the human digestive system. The bacteria help the digestive system operate properly, boost immune function and help prevent the growth of harmful bacteria. Lactobacillus casei/rhamnosus is found in naturally fermented foods, which have been used as a folk remedy for centuries.
    L. casei/rhamnosus also produces L-lactic acid that helps increase salt tolerance. It is useful as acid-producing starter cultures for milk fermentation.

It is not only an inhibiting activator in tumour cells but it also has a beneficial stimulating activity in normal cells. L. casei/rhamnosus was reported in Microbiology & Immunology to have the most potent protective activity against the potentially lethal Listeria bacteria than any other beneficial bacteria. It shows the greatest ability of all lactobacteria to survive stomach and bile acids next to L. plantarum. It can withstand 30-40% bile acids and provides over 10 times the survivability of L acidophilus. Ferments 23 carbohydrates (over twice as many as DDS-1 and NCFM). Bisphenol A (BPA) is an increasingly omnipresent petrochemical derivative with endocrine-disrupting properties (i.e. it messes up your hormones!) and is found in thermal printer receipts, all world paper currency, plastics, and many other consumer goods. Sadly, it is not a matter of whether or not you will be exposed, but to what degree. Enter the probiotics Bifidobacterium breve and Lactobacillus casei. In rats exposed to BPA in their diet, blood concentrations of BPA dropped significantly and it was excreted in their faeces 2.4 times more readily than the non-supplemented control group. The researchers concluded that the probiotics “…reduced the intestinal absorption by facilitating the excretion of BPA, and that these probiotics may suppress the adverse effects of BPA on human health.”
Lactobacillus bulgaricus (Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. bulgaricus)

  1. bulgaricuscan be found in yogurt and some soft cheeses, it was first discovered to have health benefits by Bulgarian biologist Stamen Grigorov in 1905, when he isolated it from yogurt cultures. Grigov showed that it was beneficial for the treatment and prevention of a number of diseases such as tuberculosis, ulcers and fatigue.

Today, L. bulgaricus is one of several common species of bacteria used in the manufacture of yogurt it feeds on milk and produces lactic acid. The bacteria help to break down the enzyme lactose in the gut and can aid digestion.

It ferments milk to produce acetaldehyde, which gives yogurt its characteristic aroma. Live culture of Lactobacillus delbrueckii subspecies bulgaricus is used to produce various types of yogurt, including regular yogurt, organic yogurt, kefir yogurt, Greek yogurt and Bulgarian yogurt.

This beneficial microorganism helps break down lactose, promotes the development of other strains of friendly bacteria and maintains resistance against diseases. It also effectively manages healthy cholesterol levels and metabolizes lipids. L. bulgaricus inhibits harmful, pathogenic microorganisms in the gut from multiplying.

  1. bulgaricus is extremely proteolytic, i.e., it is able to split proteins for easy digestion and absorption. It is especially “famous” for alleviating digestive problems (including acid reflux) and taming a runaway appetite.

Lactobacillus fermentum

The most common probiotics used to treat yeast infections are of the Lactobacillus family. L. fermentum is a well-characterized probiotic strain with efficacy in the prevention and treatment of urogenital infections in women. It also produces hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) and inhibited the growth of intestinal and urogenital pathogens. The probiotics that are used to combat yeast infections have several modes of action. First, they build a protective layer on the vaginal wall that makes it harder for pathogenic organisms to attach themselves. Second, they affect the pH balance of the vaginal canal, keeping it a level that is too low for many other bacteria to survive in. Finally, probiotics can generate hydrogen peroxide as a byproduct, which is in itself antimicrobial and toxic to many types of unwanted bacteria, including yeast.

The effects of taking probiotics on yeast infections are profound. A study published in the journal “Immunology and Medical Microbiology” in October 2000 tested two strains of Lactobacillus on 10 women with a history of recurrent yeast infections. They found that all of the women reported relief of symptoms and did not need to continue their previous monthly yeast infection therapy regime. The two probiotics used were Lactobacillus rhamnosus and Lactobacillus fermentum.

Lactobacillus plantarum

  1. plantarumis found in human saliva and in some cultured vegetables, like sauerkraut and the Korean staple, kimchi. Nutrition consultant and author Donna Gates maintains that L. plantarum is one of the most important bacteria in our systems because it is generally immune to antibiotics. That means that L. plantarum is always available to maintain a healthy balance in our colon. Other sources of L. plantarum include aged cheddar or Swiss cheeses and fermented foods, like pickles and sourdough bread, as long as those foods have not been heat treated after fermentation
    L. plantarum improves mucosal and liver status. It also improves the immunological status of mucosa and reduces mucosal inflammation and an excellent alternative to antibiotics. L. plantarum also decreases abdominal bloating in patients with IBS and can also decrease fibrinogen concentrations in the blood. Being facultative, it survives aerobic (air) and anaerobic (without air) conditions. It ferments 25 carbohydrates, survives salt (10% solution), stomach pH, and bile acids better than any other lactic acid producing organism, and is capable of producing an antioxidant (catalase type) activity. L. plantarum ferments grains, grasses and vegetables. In 2009, the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry revealed that the rather nasty insecticide chlorpyrifos (CP), which has been linked to neurological effects, developmental disorders and autoimmune disorders, researchers found the bacteria in kimchi turned CP into lunch (a source of carbon and phosphorous) and degraded it rapidly until day 3 (83.3% gone!) and degraded it completely by day 9! The superheroes in this story were identified as: Lactobacillus brevis, Lactobacillus plantarum & Lactobacillus sakei.

Streptococcus lactis  (Lactococcus lactis subsp. Lactis)
Kefir contains a long list of beneficial bacteria, also called flora that help improve digestion. Some of the strains found in kefir include Lactococcus lactis subsp. cremoris, Klyveromyces marxianus var. marxianus and Lactococcus lactis subsp. lactis.

  1. lactis is one of the most important micro-organisms involved in the dairy industry. It is a non-pathogenic bacterium that is critical for manufacturing dairy products like buttermilk, yogurt and cheese. The cytokine interleukin-10 (IL-10) has shown promise in clinical trials for treatment of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).

The research with mouse showed that the therapeutic dose of IL-10 can be reduced by localized delivery of a bacterium to secrete the cytokine. Intragastric administration of IL-10-secreting Lactococcus lactis caused a 50% reduction in colitis in mice treated with dextran sulfate sodium and prevented the onset of colitis in IL-10/ mice.

Streptococcus thermophilus

  1. thermophilus is used, along with Lactobacillus spp., as a starter culture for the manufacture of several important fermented dairy foods, including yogurt and Mozzarella cheese. Its role as a probiotic is useful in alleviating symptoms of lactose intolerance and other gastrointestinal disorders. It is also good for promoting health in general and for longevity. The bacteria also appears to reduce the amount of nitrite (a cancer causing chemical) in the body.

Bacillus subtilis

Cultures of B. subtilis were used throughout the 1950’s as an alternative medicine due to the immuno-stimulatory effects of its cell matter, which upon digestion has been found to significantly stimulate broad spectrum immune activity.

It was marketed throughout America and Europe from 1946 as an immuno-stimulatory aid in the treatment of gut and urinary tract diseases such as Rotavirus and Shigella, but declined in popularity after the introduction of cheap consumer antibiotics despite causing less chance of allergic reaction and significantly lower toxicity to normal gut flora.

According to clinical studies documented in the medical research report, “Immunostimulation by B. subtilis preparations”, by microbiologist J. Harmann, the cell wall components of ingested B. subtilis are able to activate nearly all systems of the human immune defence, including the activation of at least three specific antibodies (IgM, IgG and IgA secretion) which are highly effective against many of the harmful viruses, fungi and bacterial pathogens which regularly attempt to invade and infect the human system.

Saccharomyces cerevisiae

Saccharomyces cerevisiae is a species of yeast. It is perhaps the most useful yeast, having been instrumental to winemaking, baking and brewing since ancient times. It is believed that it was originally isolated from the skin of grapes (one can see the yeast as a component of the thin white film on the skins of some dark-colored fruits such as plums. Saccharomyces cerevisiae is similar to Saccharomyces boulardii (boulardii is very similar to cerevisiae, so it is a strain of or “variant” of cerevisiae) both lack the ability to penetrate into tissues like Candida species can, so they are not invasive.

Phototropic PNSB Bacteria Rhodopseudomonas palustris & Rhodopseudomonas sphaeroides

Many members of the purple non-sulfur bacteria (aka PNSB) family — so named by researchers in the 1930s because they realized that these photosynthetic (aka phototrophic) bacteria, unlike many of their well-studied close relatives which were also purple in color and also photosynthetic, were not dependent upon sulfur compounds as a foodstuff in nature — and particularly some species of Rhodobacter, Rhodopseudomonas and Rhodospirillum, exhibit very strong Syntropic (allowing groups of micro-organisms to work together for the benefit of the host organism) effects and very strong Antioxidative) – SAM Microbes effects.

In general, for most applications, and in most settings, many varieties of PNSB tend to exhibit far stronger SAM effects than do most varieties of Bacillus subtilis, which is the only other well-known SAM microbe which commonly even comes close to being a contender in this arena.

The purple photosynthetic microbes have powerful detoxifying, anti-oxidative and anti-entropic properties. These properties have the ability to reduce levels of certain toxins, toxic gases, odours and can help to re-establish a wide range of effective and beneficial microorganisms* in an otherwise polluted or unbalanced environment.

Rhodopseudomonas palustris

Rhodopseudomonas palustris is acknowledged by microbiologists to be one of the most metabolically versatile bacteria ever described. Not only can it convert carbon molecules into cell material but nitrogen gas into ammonia, and it can produce hydrogen gas. It grows both in the absence and presence of oxygen. In the absence of oxygen, it prefers to generate all its energy from light by photosynthesis.

  1. palustris also can increase biomass by degrading organic compounds including such toxic compounds as 3chlorobenzoateto cellular building blocks. When oxygen is present, R. palustris generates energy by degrading a variety of carbon containing compounds (including sugars, lignin monomers, polymers and methanol) and by carrying out respiration.

Rhodopseudomonas sphaeroides
Studies have shown that is R. sphaeroides is highly capable of hydrogen production while feeding on organic acids, consuming 98% to 99% of the organic acids during hydrogen production.[6] Organic acids may be sourced sustainably from the dark fermentation of waste feedstock.

The survival advantage of such consortia over single-species cultures is simply that the consortia are far more robust, more hardy and can adapt to a far wider range of environments and conditions than can any single species, and yet, due to the dominant or entraining nature of the PNSB and the Bacillus subtilis (if included), such consortia will continue to exhibit significant SAM properties over a very wide range of environmental conditions.

Trace elements and nitrogen fixing bacteria.

Contains:- Organic micro-organisms mixed with Molasses, Sea Salt, Azomite rock powder & Molybdenum. The molasses is food for the microorganisms to keep them alive in the bottle, the Azomite mineral powder and Molybdenum, are trace elements necessary for the organisms to begin to perform their functions, just in case the soil or medium you are adding it to is deficient in these trace elements.

There are several soils on the planet that have remained immensely productive for thousands of years, without a single application of nitrogen (N). How did these soils manage to consistently produce more biomass per hectare than the most intensively fertilised soils, without a whiff of urea? Nitrogen- fixation is the answer. Soil bacteria, when provided with the right conditions, can convert atmospheric nitrogen into plant-available ammonium nitrogen. The planet’s most bountiful soils had optimum access to the 5000 truckloads of free nitrogen gas that hovers above every hectare. There is a recipe required to tap into this “free gift” and the ingredients were all present in these very productive soils.

We have been conditioned to think that the majority of N used to produce a crop comes from a bag, but this is simply not the case. It comes from soil biology, through the recycling of protein from the residues of the previous crop and from nitrogen-fixing bacteria. How does the biological farmer ensure that he gets the maximum delivery of free nitrogen from the atmosphere?

Well, there are five ingredients in the recipe including; a good calcium to magnesium ratio (to deliver oxygen to the nitrogen fixers), a supply of soluble phosphate (to fire the enzymatic reaction required), cobalt (a trace element which is like mother’s milk to nitrogen-fixers) and the two micronutrients needed to make the nitrogenase enzyme that facilitates nitrogen fixation. These two minerals are iron and molybdenum. Iron is the most abundant mineral in the universe, so it is not usually a limiting factor. However, molybdenum is missing in most of our soils.

Comes with an optional pipette measure, to make it easy to measure out the probiotic liquid.

Fertiliser & Grow Media

Azomite

Azomite (Micronized powder) is a mineral and trace element supplement. It is a very complicated product in the sense that it contains 67 + chemical elements, most in an oxide form along with trace and rare earth minerals. The product is a natural volcanic ash, albeit 30 million years old, it has been subjected to rigorous testing and has been approved for use in large-scale Organic Plant and Livestock production in the US. Select the Product Name button to go to that Product Or Click to hide.

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Vermiculite

Vermiculite - a crushed rock that is heated and forms a popcorn like effect with great aeration and water holding ability, ideal for short-term microgreens, being very clean and easy to spread no fuss. Select the Product Name button to go to that Product Or Click to hide.

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Coco Fibre

Coconut Fibre Compressed Block - 0.7kg makes 8 litres of loose spreadable fibre, the best quality coconut fibre we could find, it comes in a compressed fine cut format, just add water & Probiotic Nutrients.
Unlike some other coconut fibres this has a fine texture without the large clumps of bark, it does have some fibrous material this also makes it ideal for growing vegetables. Select the Product Name button to go to that Product Or Click to hide.

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Microgreen Fertiliser

Microgreen Fertiliser pre-mixed Bio-active nutrients, made of - Probiotics, Seaweed, concentrated Worm-Wee (organic nutrients that have been bio-activated and concentrated using a worm farm. Select the Product Name button to go to that Product Or Click to hide.

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Sprout Nutrients

Nutrients for Sprouts. We take a selection of natural products rich in trace elements and micronutrients and we ferment them for several weeks so they become much more bio-available to the plants ensuring you get the most from your sprouts, a mega vitamin pill not to mention all the other benefits of eating the life-giving shoots. You also have the option of having worm wee added to the mix to further increase the available nutrients. Most people seem a bit wary of this but this is what I use, but it's your choice. Select the Product Name button to go to that Product Or Click to hide.

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Probiotic Living Liquid

Probiotic Living™ Liquid is a collection of Probiotic ie Beneficial/Effective Micro-Organisms Em. Organic. A collection of 15 different types of living beneficial microbes, not freeze-dried i.e. store at room temperature ready for action, which can be used in a multitude of ways to keep yourself, your family, your pets, your plants, your house and the environment, healthy and clean. Select the Product Name button to go to that Product Or Click to hide.

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330x245mm Tray Kits

Microgreen 330x245mm Kit 01

Basic kit 01 (Microgreen Rect. Tray 330x245mm) which gives you everything you need to get started except for the seeds. You get one tray plus a grill insert, 3 L of Vermiculite growing medium(crushed rock that has been heated to give it a popcorn like effect, good for holding air and water). 250 ml of bio activated organic fertiliser, 1 foldout insect trap, 1 Perspex tool for flattening the growing medium and pressing the seeds into it plus the option of a cover.. Select the Product Name button to go to that Product Or Click to hide.

Microgreen 330x245mm Kit 01
2xTrays 25W LED

Base kit 2x Shelf 2x 330x245mm trays 1x 25W LED Panel which gives you everything you need to get started except for the seeds. We have 3 of LED lights, for our single shelf lights, 10W, 25W, 100W. 10W is sufficient for short-term microgreens, 25W is good for short or longer term microgreens e.g. rocket coriander and small to medium height pot plants. The 100W is best for fruiting/budding plants that require more power. All the lights are heatsink and do not require fans. Select the Product Name button to go to that Product Or Click to hide.

2xTrays  25W LED
2xTrays 25w 12xPunnets

Base kit 2x Shelf, 2x 330x245mm trays, 1x 25W LED Panel, 12xPunnets which gives you everything you need to get started, except for the seeds, to grow all types of short-term microgreens. The idea of this kit is for those who may wish to just grow small quantities e.g. 1 punnet of wheatgrass or radish or broccoli or SnowPea per day or a mix of, just replacing each punnet into the top tray for germination after finishing. Click to hide

2xTrays 25w 12xPunnets
1xTray 25w Pot Plants 3xShelf

Base kit for Pot Plants - 3x Shelf, 1x 330x245mm trays, 1x 25W LED Panel. The extra shelf gives you room to grow taller pot plants, also the small internal grill lifter ensures that the grill remains horizontal if you wish to use it as the base for your potted plants. There are many ways you can use the system to grow small store purchased pots of Basil etc or repot them into larger pots. Click to hide

1xTray 25w Pot Plants 3xShelf
1xTray 100w Pot Plants 3xShelf

Base kit for Pot Plants - 3x Shelf, 1x 330x245mm trays, 1x 100W LED Panel. The extra shelf gives you room to grow taller pot plants, also the small internal grill lifter ensures that the grill remains horizontal if you wish to use it as the base for your potted plants. There are many ways you can use the system to grow small store purchased pots of Basil etc or repot them into larger pots.
The difference between this kit and the 25 W. kit is that this light is 100W, both lights have no fan, i.e. no noise. Our aim is to allow you to grow as much as possible using the smallest possible space & least amount of power. So this light would come in handy if you want to grow something that requires more power eg, fruiting or bud development. Like the 25W, it comes with a mix of 2 different types of white and 660nm red LEDs. Click to hide.

1xTray 100w Pot Plants 3xShelf
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Microgreen 330x245mm Kit 01
Microgreen 330x245mm Kit 01
2xTrays  25W LED
2xTrays 25W LED
2xTrays 25w 12xPunnets
2xTrays 25w 12xPunnets
1xTray 25w Pot Plants 3xShelf
1xTray 25w Pot Plants 3xShelf
1xTray 100w Pot Plants 3xShelf
1xTray 100w Pot Plants 3xShelf
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330x245mm Kit (Parts)

Microgreen Sprout Tray 330x245mm

Microgreen Sprout Tray 330x245mm with or without cover. Select the Product Name button to go to that Product Or Click to hide.

Microgreen Sprout Tray 330x245mm
Clear Perspex Sprout cover

Clear Perspex Sprout cover, seen here with protective white film which just peels off, is used as a cover for our Microgreen Rect. Tray 330x245mm. Select the Product Name button to go to that Product Or Click to hide.

Clear Perspex Sprout cover
Capillary Mat + Stand

Here we see our Capillary mat and mini stand designed for our 3 tray types types, 1 of the main reasons for using the capillary mat is it makes watering very easy & you can take full use of the available depth of the trays ie more water less often. It's good to have a 2nd tray so if the water does become coloured you can just swap the trays and clean the one you have removed. The pot sits on the capillary mat which is elevated to the level of the overflow channel of the tray on the left & just below the top of the other 2 tray types. Click to hide.

Capillary Mat + Stand
Grill lifter set for 330x245mm trays

3 types of grill lifters (i.e. the white grill for the 330 x 245 mm Microgreen trays)
1 – set of 4 external lifters, used by themselves for increasing the reservoir and maintaining dryness of the growing medium e.g. for SnowPea Wheatgrass.
2 – set of 2 large lifters located underneath the tray in the centre to be used in conjunction with the 4 external lifters for stabilising the grill and increasing the water reservoir e.g. for longer term Microgreen such as Beetroot and Silver Beat or for thirsty potted plants like Mint.
3 – set of 2 smaller lifters located underneath the tray in the centre, stabilising the grill, used with punnets for medium-term microgreens such as Rocket and Coriander. The other use is with small potted herbs.
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Grill lifter set for 330x245mm trays
Tray Lifter for Light Stands

Microgreen tray lifter, is used to elevate the trays closer to the light source. Comes with stainless steel attachments. As you can see in the pictures it can be used for both types of rectangular trays. Select the Product Name button to go to that Product Or Click to hide

Tray Lifter for Light Stands
Veg. Storage Kit x 1

Vegetable storage kit - this kit consists of 2 cotton bags, one mesh bag, and a clip to seal plastic bags. Can be used to store leafy greens, sprouts, vegetables in general and can also be used as a shopping/carry bag also designed to fold into a small package.
This is the method I now use to store my sprouts and salad greens also other vegetables. Leafy greens & sprouts, it's best to store them 1st in a mesh bag, any damp material will not stick to the cotton bag (meaning you do not have to wash the cotton bag every time you change it). So the simple procedure is put the leafy greens inside the mesh bag, zip it up, place inside the cotton bag, then place inside a plastic bag that doesn't have any holes in it, gently squeeze the air out and secure with the clip. Select the Product Name button to go to that Product Or Click to hide .

Veg. Storage Kit x 1
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Microgreen Sprout Tray 330x245mm
Microgreen Sprout Tray 330x245mm
Clear Perspex Sprout cover
Clear Perspex Sprout cover
Capillary Mat + Stand
Capillary Mat + Stand
Grill lifter set for 330x245mm trays
Grill lifter set for 330x245mm trays
Tray Lifter for Light Stands
Tray Lifter for Light Stands
Veg. Storage Kit x 1
Veg. Storage Kit x 1
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470x170mm Tray Kits

470x170mm kit, 6 x Punnets

Basic kit which gives you everything you need to get started except for the seeds. Using 2 different colour tray options to support up to 6 punnets with or without covers. Select the Product Name button to go to that Product Or Click to hide.

470x170mm kit, 6 x Punnets
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470x170mm Kit (Parts)

Microgreen tray lifter

Microgreen tray lifter, is used to elevate the trays closer to the light source. Comes with stainless steel attachments. Select the Product Name button to go to that Product Or Click to hide

Microgreen tray lifter
Capillary Mat + Stand

Here we see our Capillary mat and mini stand designed for our 3 tray types types, 1 of the main reasons for using the capillary mat is it makes watering very easy & you can take full use of the available depth of the trays ie more water less often. It's good to have a 2nd tray so if the water does become coloured you can just swap the trays and clean the one you have removed. The pot sits on the capillary mat which is elevated to the level of the overflow channel of the tray on the left & just below the top of the other 2 tray types. Click to hide.

Capillary Mat + Stand
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Microgreen tray lifter
Microgreen tray lifter
Capillary Mat + Stand
Capillary Mat + Stand
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230mm Round Tray Kits

230mm Round Micro Green Kits - 1

This basic kit "Micro Green Kit 230mm Round Tray Kit - 1", which gives you everything you need to get started except for the seeds. You get one tray plus a grill insert, 2 L of Vermiculite growing medium(crushed rock that has been heated to give it a popcorn like effect, good for holding air and water). 250 ml of bio activated organic fertiliser, 1 foldout insect trap, 1 Perspex tool for flattening the growing medium and pressing the seeds into it. The kit also comes with a small cover which makes it easier to add the growing medium i.e. stops it falling down through the watering hole, there are also 2 supports that sit underneath the grill to ensure the optimum height of the grill in the tray.
Can be used to grow arrange of microgreens, personally I use a paper towel to cover the grill and then use vermiculite as the growing medium. It can also be used to grow small potted herbs, in this configuration you just add the herb to the grill, flood the grill until the roots penetrate into the reservoir below, at this stage you may need to add some of the nutrient solution to the water in the reservoir. Here seen grown in 1 of our light stands which is specifically designed for narrow spaces such as a cupboard or a kitchen bench. Select the Product Name button to go to that Product Or Click to hide.

230mm Round Micro Green Kits - 1
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230mm Round Tray Kits (Parts)

Micro Green Tray Cover
Micro Green 230mmD Tray Cover

Micro Green Kit 230mm Diameter Rnd Tray Cover, if you do not purchase the kit which contains a cover then you can purchase it later if you think you may need it. Personally I would use it when doing Radish, Broccoli, Kale, but not with longer term seeds such as Rocket or Coriander which are best covered or large seeds like Pea, where you don't really have enough room, but it will work either way. Click to hide..

Micro Green 230mmD Tray Cover
Capillary Mat + Stand

Here we see our Capillary mat and mini stand designed for our 3 tray types types, 1 of the main reasons for using the capillary mat is it makes watering very easy & you can take full use of the available depth of the trays ie more water less often. It's good to have a 2nd tray so if the water does become coloured you can just swap the trays and clean the one you have removed. The pot sits on the capillary mat which is elevated to the level of the overflow channel of the tray on the left & just below the top of the other 2 tray types. Click to hide.

Capillary Mat + Stand
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Micro Green 230mmD Tray Cover
Micro Green 230mmD Tray Cover
Capillary Mat + Stand
Capillary Mat + Stand
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Health Supplements & Food

Probiotic Living Liquid

Probiotic Living™ Liquid is a collection of Probiotic ie Beneficial/Effective Micro-Organisms Em. Organic. A collection of 15 different types of living beneficial microbes, not freeze-dried i.e. store at room temperature ready for action, which can be used in a multitude of ways to keep yourself, your family, your pets, your plants, your house and the environment, healthy and clean. Select the Product Name button to go to that Product Or Click to hide

Probiotic Living Liquid
Probiotic Living Powder

Probiotic Living™ Powder 450gm is a collection of billions of Probiotic ie Beneficial/Effective Micro-Organisms + Fermented Superfoods. A food grade product. Select the Product Name button to go to that Product Or Click to hide

Probiotic Living Powder
Colloidal Silver

Colloidal Silver, is simply silver ions(single atom of silver minus an electron) and microscopic silver particles(colloids– a small group of silver atoms) produced by electrolysis and suspended in purified water. Ionic component measured at 25 PPM, each batch takes 10 hours. Select the Product Name button to go to that Product Or Click to hide

Colloidal Silver
Diatomaceous Earth

Diatomaceous Earth – Fresh water fossilised (20–30 million years ago) shell powder.
A fine white powder less than 300µm particle size it has also been sterilised i.e. heated to 150° for 20 minutes this kills any organisms but does not change the structure of the fossilised shell, making it ideal for use around the home, personal consumption and dusting pets. Select the Product Name button to go to that Product Or Click to hide.

Diatomaceous Earth
Azomite

Azomite (Micronized powder) is a mineral and trace element supplement. It is a very complicated product in the sense that it contains 67 + chemical elements, most in an oxide form along with trace and rare earth minerals. The product is a natural volcanic ash, albeit 30 million years old, it has been subjected to rigorous testing and has been approved for use in large-scale Organic Plant and Livestock production in the US. Select the Product Name button to go to that Product Or Click to hide

Azomite
Magnesium Chloride Flakes

Magnesium Chloride Flakes  made from evaporating the Magnesium Brine which naturally concentrates it to 47%, mix 500g of the flakes with water to make 1L. Select the Product Name button to go to that Product Or Click to hide

Magnesium Chloride Flakes
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Probiotic Living Liquid
Probiotic Living Liquid
Probiotic Living Powder
Probiotic Living Powder
Colloidal Silver
Colloidal Silver
Diatomaceous Earth
Diatomaceous Earth
Azomite
Azomite
Magnesium Chloride Flakes
Magnesium Chloride Flakes
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Seeds All

Seeds for Sprouting Loose sprouts:- ie grown in our sprouting colanders or jars, you eat the leaf, stem & root Select Seed Name:- Alfalfa, Broccoli, Broccoli Organic, Fenugreek OrganicFenugreekRadish DaikonRadish Red Arrow, Lentils RedChickPeaMung Bean, Clover Red, Sunflower seeds

Seeds for Microgreens & Herb Leaf :- ie grown in a tray, you eat the leaf & stem Select Seed Name:- Snow PeaField PeaMassey Gem Pea , Radish DaikonRadish Red ArrowSilverbeet Ruby Red, Beetroot Detroit RedRocket ArugulaCoriander , Kale Red, Basil Genovese, Cress CurlyWheat Org., Sunflower seeds

 

Seeds for Eating :- ie roast, add to cooking Make Tea Select Seed Name:- Fenugreek, Lentils RedChickPea,