Demulcent, emollient, nutritive. It is used to soothe and allay irritation of mucous membranes. It stops diarrhea caused by irritation of the gastro intestinal lining and is especially good for soothing sore throats and irritated respiratory passages.
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.