Herbal Tincture Herbs Homemade Remedies Recipe was designed to introduce homesteading readers to a method to the making of medicinal healing tinctures.
Fresh herbs and other plants have been used by cultures all over the world as treatments for illnesses, diseases and other maladies. These herbs often contain compounds that have potent medicinal properties that can be used to help treat people.
What is a tincture ?
An herbal tincture is a concentration pressed liquids from of one or more herbs made to soothe and heal different ailments and conditions.
This homemade remedy and recipe for making basic tinctures using freshly picked herbs from your garden or herbs that have been dried and stored.
The recipe that is included in the article includes a complete listing of all of the necessary ingredients and other things needed to be had on hand.
It also has an easy to read and follow step by step preparation guide that covers everything from start to finish.
Basil leaf has a number of benefits such as acne control, indigestion, cures cough and colds, reduces stress, helps insect stings and bites, lowers blood sugar, combats bloating, and helps during PMS.
Catnip leaves and flowers treats indigestion, intestinal cramps, diarrhea, colic, and colds. It also induces menstruation, increases appetite, relieves respiratory ailments, and acts as a sedative.
Chives can maintain mineral density in bones, improves eyesight, detoxify the body, boost the immune system, and promote good health during pregnancy
Thyme can fight sore throats, lowers cholesterol levels, prevents food poisoning, prevents and treats colon cancer, treats bronchitis, and improves your mood.
Garlic is used for lowering cholesterol and blood pressure.
Feverfew was traditionally used to treat fevers, prevent migraines and treat arthritis.
Echinacea is commonly used to treat or prevent colds, flu, and infections, and for wound healing.
Chamomile is commonly used in the U.S. as an anxiolytic and sedative for anxiety and relaxation.
Ginger is used to ease nausea and motion sickness
Ginkgo leaf extract has been used to treat a variety of conditions such as asthma, bronchitis, fatigue, tinnitus, improve memory and to prevent dementia.
Goldenseal is used to treat diarrhea, treats colds and eye and skin irritations
Milk Thistle is used to treat liver conditions, high cholesterol and to reduce the growth of cancer cells.
Saint John’s wort is used as an antidepressant.
Valerian is used to treat sleeplessness and to reduce anxiety.
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