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oyster tea

Posted by ka0ttic zone 9b (My Page) on
Fri, Nov 1, 13 at 10:46

A few weeks ago I bought a bushel of oysters for a cookout and there were about 2 dozen oysters leftover.

I just realized today that I accidentally forgot to take them out of the cooler lol.... so they've been sitting in water that was from the 2 bags of ice. I was expecting an awful stench when I opened the cooler but suprisingly they smell about the same as when they were fresh.

Any advantage or disadvantage of using this "oyster tea" on my veggies?


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RE: oyster tea

Are the oysters still alive? They'd be tightly closed, if so. Just curious.


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RE: oyster tea

I have seen very little about using "oyster tea" to grow vegetables although they are supposed to enhance your libido and brain function. The shells, after some time and depending on how finely they are crushed, will add some Calcium to the soil.


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rhizo, no they are not still alive.

kimmsr, yeah I wouldn't expect that too many people would make oyster tea on purpose just because of how expensive oysters are.

I did find this quote:

"This food is a good source of Magnesium and Phosphorus, and a very good source of Protein, Vitamin D, Vitamin B12, Iron, Zinc, Copper, Manganese and Selenium."

*shrug* I'm sure it wouldn't hurt anything but maybe I'll use it on something and just see what kind of results I get if any. I was more just curious than anything else and wanted to ask before I just threw it out.


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