popularized by Shri Subhash Palekar, is considered to be a panacea for the prosperity of
small farmers. It is important to provide a congenial
environment to microorganisms that help in making available the
essential nutrients for plant growth viz., nitrogen, phosphorus
and potassium, to the plants. Jeevamrutha provides such an
environment to beneficial microbes. Application of
Jeevamrutha to soil improves the soil considerably. It also
encourages microbial activity in the soil.
Ingredients (Sufficient for 1 acre)
Water - 200-250
Cow dung -
Cow Urine - 3-4
Jaggery - 1-2
Soil under a
tree or un-disturbed location form the same land - 2-3 handfuls.
Mix all of them and keep them in a shade for 3-4 days. Stir
the mixture once a day. Apply the mixture when the ground is wet
for the plants. This seems to work wonders for the plants due to
increased microbial activity by 3rd and 4th day. This is an
excellent culture for enabling the exponential increase of
beneficial microbes. The microbes are added thru 2-3 handful of
Though it can be used even after 6-7 days, its quite a
challenge getting near the mixture due to overpowering stench,
hence advisable to use this within 3-4 days of preparation.