Shake off dirt from the Plants but do not wash in water. Washing will remove useful
ingredients are too big, cut them to adequate sizes, about 3 to 5 cm. This increases contact
and promotes osmotic pressure. (Do not mix different kinds of ingredients in one container. Use
container for each ingredient.)
Measure the weight of the ingredient and the weight of brown sugar. Brown sugar should be
the weight of the ingredient. You should add or subtract sugar according to plant’s moisture
Put the ingredients and brown sugar in a large wide container and mix them with your hands.
porous paper and leave for 1 to 2 hours.
Put the mixture into the clay pot. It should fill up ¾ of the jar. It is important that the jar
full or under full. The empty space is not empty. It is filled with air, for optimum
Put weight (Stone) on the mixture to control the amount of air in it.
Put on the cover and tie the jar. A cover is needed to prevent
insects from getting into the mixture. Paper is ideal because it lets the air in and out.
Remove the weight after 1 or 2 days. After the air has escaped, put back the cover again.
Put the jar in a cool and shaded place. Do not open, move or stir the ingredients during the