Tinctures: What is a tincture? Can you make your own tinctures? How do you use tinctures? I'm asked these questions all the time. Even though herbal tinctures are becoming more mainstream, they are still not well-known. Find out about tinctures, and learn to make your own tincture! #GetRidOfBackPain
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White clover: medicinal uses: heals disorders and diseases of the eye. A tea is used to treat coughs, colds, fevers and leucorrhea. A tincture of the leaves can be applied as an ointment for gout. A tea of the flowers used as an eyewash.
How to Make an Herbal Tincture. Tinctures are concentrated herbal extracts that are made using alcohol and chopped herbs. The tincture is especially effective in drawing out the essential compounds of plants, especially those that are.
Making herbal tinctures is one of the easiest ways to preserve the potency of your herbal harvest. Tinctures made with alcohol and dried herbs have a long shelf life. They can last for decades without a decrease in potency, provided they are protected from light and heat. Tinctures are easy for a beginner to make, yet they are the stand by herbal remedy for professional herbalists.