Expectorant, stimulant, antipyretic and analgesic.
Neutral to earn energy, spicy, acrid flavor. Balsamic, expectorant, stimulant. Balm of Gilead buds are used and prepared like the buds of, quaking aspen. They can also be made into an inhalant to relieve congestion In the, respiratory passages. Their salicin content may make them useful for minor pains and aches that aspirin generally relieves.
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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.