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What You Need to Know About Herbal Tinctures

What You Need to Know About Herbal Tinctures

Today we’re talking about herbal tinctures. In this episode of Apothecary Wisdom, I’m answering the questions: What are herbal tinctures? We’ll compare the benefits of alcohol tinctures vs. glycerine tinctures. I’ll share some alternatives to alcohol tinctures and how to remove alcohol from herbal tinctures. How to store tinctures and how to determine the proper dosage of herbal tinctures for adults and children. 

What are Herbal Tinctures

Herbal tinctures are concentrated herbal extracts made by soaking either fresh or dried, bark, berries, leaves, flowers, or roots from one or more plants in a liquid combination of alcohol and water. This liquid solvent is called the menstruum. The alcohol pulls out or extracts the active and therapeutic properties for the plants, the alkaloids, the vitamins, and minerals.  

 

 

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Guide To Children's Coughs, Colds & Flus

Guide To Children's Coughs, Colds & Flus

The ultimate guide to children's coughs, colds and flus is a resource filled with valuable information about which herbs are safe for kids. Learn about how to use immune boosting herbs this cold and flu season to keep your kids healthy. Herbs can help sick kids feel better quickly and safely by working with their bodies immune systems.  You will learn how to cook with herbs and DIY herbal medicine making.  Check it out!

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