Antirheumatic, anti-acrid, appetising, stomachic, antiscorbutic, diuretic, depurative, cholagogue, emetic, tonic, deobstruent, cathartic, febrifuge, hypnotic, nervine, sedative, slightly narcotic. Also contains saponin, phytosterin, fatty oil, wax, manganese, invert sugar, cholin, vitamin A, vitamin C, carotin, iron, and iodine.
Warning: Fresh plant causes vomiting.
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.