CAUTION: Korean ginseng should be used with discretion if suffering from heart disease and high blood pressure. It should not be taken by those with what Chinese medicine calls a "yang constitution." (A person with a yang constitution is usually large in stature, aggressive and forceful and often has a red complexion.)
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.