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tincture
A medication that is an alcoholic solution of an extract of a vegetable or animal substance or a chemical.

general preparation guidelines


  • in a large enough jar, place 4 oz of dried herb to each pint of alcohol (vodka - no more than 30% alcohol), or 8oz of fresh herbs, and close tightly.

  • keep the jar in a warm place, and shake twice daily.

  • after 14 days, you can strain the liquid through cheesecloth.

  • store in a dark air-tight bottle.

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