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How To Get Rid Of Mold When Sprouting Seeds


Author: Deborah M.
Date: 04-07-2011
Views: 3,341
Word Count: 152
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 5741-OR
Brand Neutral: No
Scientific Studies: 1

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I grow wheatgrass in my kitchen window in order to juice it for my family. The first tray I grew had so much mold growing in it that I didn't know if I could juice it.

On the next batch I put an air-purifier in the window, didn't plant the seeds so thick, and thought it couldn't hurt to lightly spray the sprouting seeds with the (very diluted) Thieves Household Cleaner. I did this in hopes that it would help keep the mold down.

It worked! Every time I did the dishes I checked between the blades of grass and, if mold was growing up, I lightly sprayed that spot.

After growing to full height, the mold was still there, but on the soil, not the grass, so I was able to cut nice long strands, rinse, and juice.

So keep Thieves Household Cleaner in mind if you have mold issue with your sprouts!


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Supporting Scientific Study
food-/-cooking - "Z. officinale [ginger] has been used to control diabetes and dyslipidemia [high cholesterol].... The marked rise in body weights, glucose, insulin, total cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, triglycerides, free fatty acids and phospholipids in serum of the rats that followed 6 weeks of high-fat diet treatment were significantly reduced by Z. officinale treatment.... The present results provide scientific evidence to substantiate the traditional use of Z. officinale in preventing metabolic disorders."Link

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