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Make the Switch to Organic Septic Treatments

How much do you know about your septic system? While a relatively hands-off waste management process, there’s a lot going on below the surface… literally...... read more

Dieting Tips to Improve Digestive Health

The fitness industry is thriving! How many athletic centers and studios are open in and around your neighborhood? More people are turning to exercise to address their health concerns by working out with greater frequency and eating less........ read more

How to use the Bokashi Recycling System

What have you heard about composting? For some, the idea of composting can be a bit intimidating and even unpleasant. You may have seen the waste recycling units, and come to the conclusion that they’re cumbersome, require constant upkeep, and cause bad smells or swarms of insects in your home or garden........ read more

Natural Remedies to Repair Damaged Soil

If your garden has soil damage, here are a couple organic remedies to try for a more vibrant and healthier garden........ read more

Growing a Healthier Garden

How much time and hard work have you invested in your garden this spring? As we approach the summer season, don’t let poor soil conditions undo your earlier efforts....... read more

Healthy Diet Tips: The Importance of Enzymes

Enzymes are protein-based catalysts found in every cell of every living plant and animal, including humans. All of our life processes are sustained by metabolism...... read more

How to Make Your Own Bokashi Composting Kit

Currently, organic waste takes up about 20 to 40 percent of space in the average landfill. Landfill space is limited, and the organic waste is truly being wasted! Now there is a solution..... read more

The Environmental Benefits of Organic Septic Treatments

Approximately, twenty-five percent of households in the U.S. utilize a septic system. If you’re a homeowner with a septic tank, then you should be familiar with the warning signs of a failing system..... read more

How to Reduce the Risk of Digestive Disorders

Disorders of the gastrointestinal tract are very common. About 25% of the population suffer from upper abdominal pain, indigestion, and heartburn..... read more

How To Renew Your Old Garden Soil

If your garden soil feels like clay, or like there may be too much sand in it, you could run into issues when growing your plants. There are proven methods to bring your soil bag to life, by introducing organic materials.... read more

The Health Benefits of a Probiotic Cleanse

A body cleanse filled with probiotics has been proven to aid in curing and preventing physical and mental health. Learn about the ways products like our EM1 probiotics can benefit you.... read more

Intestinal Benefits of Organic Probiotic Supplements

Adding probiotic supplements to your daily diet can enhance your health and help to prevent illnesses in your intestines.... read more

Health Benefits of Probiotics & Fermented Foods

If you have ever heard about "good bacteria" and want to learn more about its benefits, Teraganix has your answers! Learn what you can achieve with probiotics and what foods you can find them in.... read more

Composting At Home: Getting Started

You can save time and effort composting organic matter by utilizing our Bokashi method. This 2-step process is proven to enhance garden nutrients. Composting can also creates a method for the breakdown of materials outside of garbage landfills, creating a healthier environment.... read more

Bokashi Composting Helps Your Garden And Environment

You can save time and effort composting organic matter by utilizing our Bokashi method. This 2-step process is proven to enhance garden nutrients. Composting can also creates a method for the breakdown of materials outside of garbage landfills, creating a healthier environment.... read more

Why Soil Conditioning Is Important For Healthy Gardening

Conditioning your garden's soil may be one of the most important factors in generating a healthy yield in your plants. Adding microbial inoculants will create nutrients essential to.... read more

Treating Your Septic Tank Organically

A septic tank holds waste water from the home. Solid debris settles as the bottom of the tank to form a sludge layer. Lighter waste rises to the top, forming the scum layer. Clarified liquid makes up the in-between, and flows into an outlet pipe and eventually dissipates through a drain field.... read more

5 Tips To Make A Great Home Compost

Composting is an essential and age-old method of making a nutrient mix soil. Learn about how you can add and take away from your compost in order to produce even healthier soil for your home garden... read more

Overwintering Plants & Getting Started Before Spring

If you are a beginner to gardening, ovewintering is an important concept to learn in order to ensure plants thrive throughout the winter season, and avoid the need to replant seeds every year... read more

Seed Starting: Starting And Protecting Your Plants Indoors

Spring is a time for many people to being planting new crops or flowers. No matter what zone you live in, there is an ideal amount of time the plant needs to be growing before the weather turns in order to produce the best results.... read more

Commercial Composting: Get Started In Your Town Or City

Composting commercially is a growing trend in green movement cities such as Portland, OR and Seattle, WA. Find out the benefits, hold backs, and how to get started locally.... read more

5 Reasons You Should Test Your Soil's pH Level

Testing the pH level of your soil before you garden can help you determine which types of plants to grow and not grow in your garden. This small step is an important factor in growing a successful crop and can provide great benefits for a small cost.... read more

Probiotics Help Beyond the Gut

Some of the recent claims from probiotic users are that probiotics can help with acne, allergies, diabetes, and more. Although many of these areas are still being studied, there is a clear connect to the way our gut functions and affects our whole body function. Organic Probiotic Supplements can have a positive effect on our whole body.... read more

Replace Chemical Plant Food With EM Technology

Man made plant food often contains a number of chemicals that are not the best for you or the environment. There are so many different types of ways to improve the look and health of your garden without having to spend a fortune. There are also a number of eco-friendly ways to improve your garden without the use of harmful chemicals..... read more

2015 Named Year of Soils

2015 was declared Year of the Soils by the United Nations, and is greeted with open arms by the USDA. Learn about how you can increase your soil's utility and health with a simple treatment by one of our microbial bacteria products.... read more

Fermented Foods: How They Can Benefit Your Health

Many people first turn to what they are familiar with when it comes to fermented foods. However, there are so many different types of fermented foods out there that you may have not even thought about before. .... read more

EM Technology & Food Storage

Learn about preserving your food for up to two weeks longer with our effective microorganism technology. EM resealable bags are infused with these microorganisms to improve your food storage, resulting in savings in money and effort!... read more

Homeopathic Remedies Can Help Serious Problems

More now than ever, people are turning to homeopathic and natropathic methods, remedies and treatments to help ease some of the discomfort, pain and symptoms that they feel from their digestive troubles... read more

EM Technology Can be Used Anywhere

EM Technology has been seen in more and more products lately. Have you seen it in some of the products that you have used? If you haven't, be on the lookout for this special type of technology. More and more practical applications have been created for the use of EM Technology and many of the microbial inoculants it is frequently paired with... read more

Are you using the right soap for your skin?

Many of us have used the same soap for years, without giving much thought as to what goes into the soap that we use every day. Soap plays an integral part in how we keep everything from our hands, faces and bodies clean... read more

Can your use of salt be improved?

Food is such an integral part of many people's day. How we season our food is definitely a reflection of our taste and lifestyle choices.... read more

Alternative Dental Care & Oral Health Products

It is becoming more and more popular that people are searching for alternative healthcare options. Traditional medicine is just not the answer for everyone's health issues any longer.... read more

What is Bokashi?

“Bokashi" is a Japanese word that means fermented organic matter. Fermented organic matter is often seen in composting and fertilizer applications in many gardens and for agricultural purposes used around the world... read more

Curing Your Holiday Tummy Aches

Many of us have already indulged in a number of sweet treats from all of the Halloween parties and Halloween candy that hung around for the past month. However, the holiday season is upon us and the number of sweet treats don't stop there... read more

Composting in the Fall

It's getting to be that time of year where people are putting away their outdoor garden items and decor. Closing up your garden for the season is more than just putting away some pots and planters, it's about preparing your garden to last the winter... read more

How Probiotics Improve Digestion & Ease Digestive Ailments

Probiotics are becoming more and more popular these days, as many people are looking for alternative methods of improving their digestion, immune health, and even some digestive ailments that they may suffer from.... read more

Effective Microorganisms (EM) & Caring for your Home

Effective Microorganisms can help with a variety of processes throughout your daily life. Why not let them help you keep your home clean? EM technology can be used to improve the cleaning activities that you do every day... read more

What EM Ceramics Can Do for You

EM Ceramics are ceramics (baked clay) that have been fermented with powerful EM technology. EM Ceramics are known to have powerful cleansing, adhesion, ultrasonic and far infrared properties. EM Ceramics are used because they have the ability to cleanse a variety of liquids and can actually help restructure their stability... read more

Microbial Inoculants: How They Can Help Your Garden

Microbial inoculants are soil amendments that you can add to your soil to improve the quality of the soil, as well as promote the growth of strong and healthy plants. Microbial inoculants are a collection of microbes that work with the soil to improve it's health, as well as supporting the overall environment around it.... read more

Teraganix's Feature on Lifetime

Teraganix will be featured on the show this upcoming Monday September 29th at 7:00 AM EST! Don't miss out on this special guest appearance. We will be on the show to discuss the benefits and uses of probiotic supplements!... read more

The Candida Conundrum: Digestive Cleanses

Doing a Candida cleanse is a great way to try and break down Candida yeast within the body. Probiotics are a great way to control the levels of yeast living within the body. Combining a Candida cleanse with an anti-Candida diet can work together to help lower levels of Candida, and improve your overall health... read more

The Beginner’s Guide to Composting

Composting is the process of recycling food waste to create nutrient-rich humus that can promote plant growth by revitalizing depleted soil. It’s a simple way of recycling organic matter to create a fertilizer and soil amendment. Compost is key in organic farming and is also used in gardens, landscaping and agriculture... read more

5 Tips to Keep Indoor Plants Happy

Have you ever struggled with keeping an indoor plant happy? Some gardeners find this task to be difficult while others have no problem. Indoor plants are ideal for keeping your house looking and feeling fresh. If kept right, some plants can help your air quality indoors. Let’s learn how you can literally turn your house into a breath of fresh air all of the time.... read more

Transition Your Garden into Autumn

The summer days are winding down and it's time to start conditioning your garden for a new season. While summer is certainly a high season for gardening a variety of crops, the mild temperatures of Autumn can be great environments for some vegetables to absolutely thrive. Here are some things to do (and not do) to be successful during this season... read more

Health Benefits of Eating Fermented Foods

Fermented foods have been getting a lot of attention recently and it's becoming common knowledge that preserving foods this way awards us with a plethora of health benefits. From aiding digestion, boosting our immune system, producing healthy hormones, and even helping to prevent depression, the benefits seem almost too good to be true. ... read more

Six Reasons to Introduce a Probiotic Into Your Diet

Probiotics are known as the “good” bacteria in your body. These bacteria help keep us regulated and in our optimal health. Probiotics work to rebuild and rebalance the intestines so that they are able to absorb vital nutrients. When probiotics are taken in conjunction with a healthy diet and lifestyle, it can have a drastic improvement to your overall health. Liquid probiotics, like PRO EM1, are an easy... read more

Natural Oral Care – A Safer Alternative to Disease Prevention

When it comes to having healthy teeth and gums, prevention is key. Because many dental issues stem from gum disease, using natural dental products can continue to keep your mouth happy and healthy. According to the American Dental Hygienists’ Association, about 75% of Americans have some kind of gum disease. Therefore, regular dentist visits are imperative to diagnose and treat any early signs of disease. Regular visits will also decrease the amount of time you have to spend.. read more

Vegetables To Plant This Fall

As summer comes to an end and temperatures begin to fall, you can begin to plant vegetables that will prosper in cooler weather. Below are some suggestions of vegetables that are cool season plants. These vegetables can tolerate a light frost, thrive in minimal daylight and perform best with mild temperatures. Believe it or not, some vegetables even taste better when touched by a.. read more

The Health Benefits of Probiotics

We hear the word probiotics tossed around quite a bit these days. Whether it is at the grocery store or the doctor’s office, probiotics seem like an important topic about your health. However, what exactly are probiotics and how do you get them? Probiotics are a group of good bacteria that occur naturally in your body. Although they are naturally found in your body, they also can be found in common foods, like yogurt and over the counter liquids and supplements. These “good” bacteria are there to help control the harmful bacteria in your digestive system. Probiotics aids in digestion, bloating and is also known to help those who have... read more

Bokashi Bins: Effectively Composting In Your Kitchen

Are you thinking about composting but are worried about large compost bins in your home? What about having the smell of garbage or compost odors? Don’t worry, switching to a Bokashi bin can resolve your odor and space issues. Bokashi bins are able to recycle your food waste all through the year. Using an anaerobic fermentation process, the Bokashi bins are able to recycle all of your kitchen waste into valuable... read more

Dr. Teruo Higa: The Pioneer of Effective Microorganisms

Since the beginning of Dr. Teruo Higa’s life, agriculture and science have always been major influence in all of his life choices. From a very young age, he decided that he would become trailblazer in the agricultural field. He graduated from the Agricultural Department of Ryukus University where he also completed his doctorate in Agricultural Research. In 1970 he was invited to be became an instructor at Ryukus University and 10 years after that.. read more

How to Care For Your Septic Tank

If you happen to live in a rural area, then you probably use a septic tank system. A septic system is basically your home’s own sewage treatment system. One is used when access a municipal sewer system is just not available. These systems remain out of sight and can be completely odorless when cared for properly. You can keep your septic system clean and odorless by following.. read more

The Negative Effects of Pesticides

Using pesticide lawn treatments are a common way for gardeners and farmers to keep unwanted pests and insects out of their fruits and vegetables. However, these chemicals can have a negative effect on our lives. Fortunately, organic repellents and treatments, such as EM 1, are becoming more popular and available over the past few years, making a healthier.. read more

Liquid Probiotics – The Good Bacteria

Probiotics are a group of bacteria that occur naturally in your body. These bacteria are also found in common foods, such as yogurts and also over the counter supplements and liquid supplements. Probiotics are there to help control the harmful in your body and digestive tract. The “good” bacteria, AKA probiotics, aids in.. read more

Boosting Your Immune System with Enzyme Drinks

Enzymes are essential when it comes to a healthy digestive system. However, they also play a part in supporting a healthy immune system. Enzymes are secreted by the digestive organs to assist in breaking down carbohydrates, fats and proteins. They also contribute in absorbing the nutrients released from those components and eliminate what cannot be used. Without enzymes, the food we eat for breakfast lunch and dinner would just sit in our stomachs and slowly rot. There are several different kinds of enzymes that each have specific roles: those that break down fat, handle carbohydrates.. read more

Composting 101

Compost is organic matter that has been discarded and decomposed and used again as soil conditioner or fertilizer. It is commonly used in organic farming. Compost can consist of animal, vegetable or human waste. The raw materials then turn into a nutrient rich substance for organic sustainability. Composting does not have to be complicated. Formulas and techniques are not necessary when growing your garden. When making a quality compost, start simple and follow... read more

The New & Improved EM-X Gold & The Immune System Benefits

Consuming vitamins and minerals to boost your immune system is one way to protect your body from illness & disease. Drinking a beverage that has immune system boosting qualities is an effective way to get those nutrients to you quickly & easy. Juicing fruits and vegetables is a common method due to their many antioxidants and vitamins. However, immune system booster drinks, such as EM-X Gold, are on the rise. EM-X Gold’s formula has been modified to provide you with optimum health benefits. By ingesting these drinks on a regular basis, you are decreasing your risk.. read more

Ag1000™ Case Study

Ag1000 is a concentrate that is commonly used for farming and agricultural purposes. In greenhouse trials, it is has shown to suppress certain pathogens and diseases. When it was used on pepper plants, Ag1000 was able to protect the plants against Phytophthora disease for up to 4.. read more

How to Make Bokashi: Bokashi Composting

Bokashi composting has numerous positive impacts over conventional or traditional composting. Rather than using heat oxidation, the anaerobic fermentation process that Bokashi composting utilizes requires no oxygen and takes less time to break down food matter! In addition to that, Bokashi composting has the ability to break down many types of animal based food in addition.. read more

Creating a Better Soil for Your Crops

It sounds simple: healthy soil will grow healthy plants and vegetables. However, many farmers struggle to get the balance right. Some common issues they run into are compacted soils, clay and contaminated soil. EM1 can improve these issues immensely and allow the health of your soil to progress. To have a healthy soil, it requires a wide variety.. read more

Preparing Your Garden for Spring

Spring has sprung and if you think that you shouldn’t be thinking about your garden until at least mid-spring, think again. These tips can help you improve the quality of your soil and prepping your garden for planting flowers, vegetables and fruits!

It has been one long and cold winter and many homeowners believe that they have to put their gardening plans on hold for a little while longer. However, the time to improve the quality of your soil, landscape design and garden management begins now. The following are a few of these procedures that will allow you to begin preparing... read more

Teraganix to appear on Lifetime's The Balancing Act

Coming late this September, Teraganix will be featured on the Lifetime show, The Balancing Act! The Balancing Act is a morning show focused on women. This Lifetime show concentrates on celebrating life and all there is to accomplish. The Balancing Act inspires and empowers while entertaining and educating women on how to put them in the best position to achieve success in every area of their lives. The Balancing Act's hosts, Julie Moran, Danielle Knox and Olga Villaverde individually balance the show by focusing on trends and tips from leading experts on a variety of topics. The topics range from health, family, finances, travel, pets... read more

Soil Conditioner & The Benefits of Using it in Your Garden

Soil conditioner is a substance produced from organic or nonorganic matter. When the conditioner is incorporated into and mixed with your garden soil, it improves the soil properties and adds slow releasing nutrients. It is commonly used for a variety of gardening projects. Weed seeds will be eliminated with this naturally composted material. Over time, soil tends to become compacted, which is bad... read more

Probiotic Supplements vs Yogurt

Probiotics are helpful bacteria that support a healthy immune system, aid digestion and protect the body against harmful bacteria. Probiotics can be consumed through natural food sources, such as yogurt, or through over-the-counter probiotic supplements. Learn about the difference of both of these methods to choose the right approach for you. read more

The Benefits of Enzyme Drinks

Many people balance their diet with healthy foods that include enzymes and probiotic supplements that occur naturally in the food that they eat. While these naturally occurring instances of enzymes & probiotic supplements can be a great part of a healthy diet, sometimes it's best to add a quality probiotic supplement or enzyme drink to your diet! These drinks add another level of support to your digestive system, your immune system and the balance of vitamins and minerals within... read more

Probiotic Supplements: Health Benefits For You!

Probiotics can help improve your quality of life! With an increasing amount of research pointing to the strong benefits of probiotic supplements, now is the time to learn about the health benefits that probiotics can provide for you. By adding probiotic supplements to your daily routine, you can greatly improve the health of your digestive system without upsetting the balance of the "good" bacteria within... read more

Soil Conditioner: Improve Your Gardening Effectively!

With Spring & Summer just around the corner, many home gardeners are starting to plan and plant for the upcoming gardening season. Unfortunately, many areas of the country have soil which is not conducive to effective plant growth. Soil lacking proper nutrients & enzymes can greatly diminish the yield of your vegetables and plants! Fortunately, there are natural and effective soil conditioners available that can make a massive impact on the growth of your... read more

Convenient Composting

Many people have heard of composting but have been hesitant to give it a try, so we're here to pose the question: what's stopping you from composting? The environmental benefits are extremely significant plus you can produce your own quality gardening product which will save you money! Still not convinced? We'll go over some of the reasons why composting is a great idea and show you how anyone in any living situation and have the space... read more