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How to Make a Tincture: Easy Herbal Home Medicine

An herbal tincture is an alcohol-based liquid into which the properties of one or more herbs have been infused. Tinctures (also called herbal extractions) are one of the most popular herbal preparations used by clinical herbalists in our modern culture. Tinctures can be taken on the tongue, just like a flower essence, or can be added to a cup of water or tea. I have made mouth tonics, which are a lot like a mouthwash, from mainly tinctures and I often use tinctures as part of my cough syrup formulas because of the preserving nature of the alcohol in the tinctures.
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How to Make a Glycerite: DIY Medicine

Herbal glycerites are a sweet tasting way to extract herbal constituents. For adults who cannot tolerate alcohol, glycerites are a welcome break from teas or syrups. For parents, glycerites are a crafty way to administer potent but unpalatable medicine to fussy children. For people with an upset stomach, a glycerite is welcomed over a tincture any day.
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Pomegranate History, Folklore, Myth and Magic

Pomegranates have enjoyed an important place in world history and mythos. As many as several millennia ago, pomegranate was cultivated in Persia, Georgia, Armenia, and the Mediterranean. Evidence that humans long ago valued pomegranate has been found in Egyptian tombs,…

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