A great carminative in cases of nervous indigestion, gas, nausea and, cramping; used as an inhalant to relieve some headaches; in the old days, it was, part of a compound "smelling salts* and makes a good adjunct herb in a soothing syrup for children.
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.