Herbal Medicine

What is a Tincture

1. A tincture is an alcohol-based derivative of a fresh herbor other natural plant material, used primarily as an alternativemedicine or dietary supplement. Few mainstream pharmaceuticalsstill offer medicines in this form, although this method is stillpopular among herbalists and homeopathic practitioners.This resinis then combined with alcohol to make a tincture. The primarymedical purpose of tincture of benzine is to protect the skin frompathogens.
2. It is still a good idea to check in a reference book orwith an herbalist about the potentially varying effects of atincture made from fresh or dry herbs before you begin using atincture. The source and quality of the plant material in atincture greatly affects the quality of the product as well.




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