Black Currant

Ribes nigrum

Properties and Uses:
Diaphoretic, diuretic, sudorific, refrigerant, detergent, used as a substitute for tea. Also contains tannins. The leaf tea stimulates the kidneys and is good for gouty and rheumatic problems, as well as for arteriosclerosis. Drunk cold, it is also useful for hoarseness and other throat ailments. Both the leaf tea and the expressed juice of the berries can be used for whooping cough in children. The berries or their juice is also beneficial for kidney problems and colic pains. Use an Infusion of the dried berries as a gargle for Inflammation In the mouth and throat and as a mouthwash for bleeding gums.

Medicinal Parts: Leaves, fruit

Black Currant BARK

TINCTURE

$12.50 CAD
1:2

30 ml

$27.50 CAD
1:2

100 ml

$55.50 CAD
1:2

250 ml

$87.50 CAD
1:2

500 ml

$160.00 CAD
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1000 ml

Black Currant LEAF

TINCTURE

$12.50 CAD
1:2

30 ml

$27.50 CAD
1:2

100 ml

$55.50 CAD
1:2

250 ml

$87.50 CAD
1:2

500 ml

$160.00 CAD
1:2

1000 ml

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Herbie's Herbs' Tinctures

Herbie’s Herbs tinctures are alcohol-based preparations macerated in 50% distilled cane sugar alcohol at a 1:2 ratio. Read more here

Compared to other methods, alcohol helps extract nearly all active constituents from a herb yielding stronger tinctures that require a lower dose to attain beneficial effects.

Alcohol eliminates the growth of bacteria and mold while preserving the valuable constituents resulting in a much longer shelf life.