Preparation & Use of Tinctures

Posted by on Mar 4, 2019 in Interesting Reads

PREPARATION & USE OF TINCTURES Tinctures are prepared by soaking ground herbs (each one separately) in alcohol (I use Cane) and shaking daily for a period of 14 days. I prepare them in a 1:5 ratio (herb:cane) when using dried herbs, and a 1:3 ratio when using fresh herbs. After two weeks, each tincture is extracted through a wine press lined with muslin cloth. Tinctures are filtered twice, combined (if need be), bottled and labelled in amber dropper bottles. The active...

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