If you don't want to go through the process of activating the effective microorganisms, you can buy it already activated. Not only is it less expensive, but many of the microbes have recently been awakened from dormancy, so it is of equal or maybe even better quality for application purposes.
"I anticipate nothing but success from EM in the garden because taken as a probiotic, EM has worked wonders on my guts and helped with some digestive issues. I have felt a marked improvement physically since taking EM and am happy to have found Phil and this great product."
Lisa Victoria, BC