DIY "Allergy" Tincture Recipe Posted on 10 Aug 16:15 , 1 comment
Another recipe for alternative "medicine."
For my allergy tincture I use a special blend from Mary's Heirloom Seeds DIY Tincture Kit. It is an herbal combination which can be used as a tea, infusion or tincture. Our DIY Allergy Kit include: organic Nettle leaf, organic Fennel seed, organic Lemongrass, organic Spearmint leaf, organic Eyebright, organic Calendula flowers, organic Peppermint leaf, organic Red Clover herb and blossoms, organic Lavender flowers, organic Blue Vervain, and organic Stevia leaf.
|"Allergy" Mixed herbs|
I won't get into the specific properties of each herb but I can tell you that, used as tea, it is wonderfully minty and works well for seasonal allergy relief.
Making your own herbal home remedies is easy. Herbal tea is a great start but Tinctures can a much stronger alternative. The cost to purchase 2 ounces in the store is almost 4 times what it would cost to make your own. Some are even 7 times more expensive! Source
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From Getting Started with Herbal Remedies
What is a Tincture?
An herbal tincture is simply an herbal extract. Herbal remedies have been used throughout history to treat illnesses and ailments without "modern medicine" and pharmaceuticals. Tinctures are easy to make, home remedies. If properly prepared and stored, your tincture will last indefinitely.
Homemade Allergy Tincture
|Tincture at 2 weeks|
1 ounce Allergy herbal mix (dry herbs)
3 cups organic vodka (or vegetable glycerin)
For a stronger tincture use less alcohol
*DO NOT use rubbing alcohol*
1. Start with a cleaned and sterilized glass jar. Place organic Ginger in your jar.
2. Measure out 3 cups of vodka or other menstruum and place inside your jar.
*If you choose to use ACV or Vegetable Glycerin, be aware that your Tincture will have a limited shelf life of approx 6 months*
3. Place the lid back on your jar and mix thoroughly.
4. Label your homemade Tincture with the Date and Ingredients.
5. Store in a cool, dry place such as a kitchen cabinet. Keep Tinctures our of direct light
*Shake your brewing tincture regularly. I prefer to shake my tinctures 2-3 times per week, sometimes daily.*
Dosage for Adults: 1 - 2 ml, two times daily
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