Herbal Tinctures

Author: Carla Fiscina
May 23, 2011

herbal tinctureHerbal tinctures are definitely among the most commonly used and most effective herbal preparations. Tinctures are actually concentrated liquid herbal extracts, which include three main ingredients: dried herbs, pure alcohol (possibly vodka, brandy, rum or other solvent) and spring or distilled water. However, some people prefer preparing alcohol-free tinctures using apple vinegar or vegetable glycerine as a primary solvent. Herbal tinctures are very potent and strong, that is why the best way to use them diluted in warm water, fresh fruit of vegetable juice and so on. Read the rest of this entry »