It's official...we just added 2 NEW DIY Tincture Kits @ Mary's Heirloom Seeds. Next week we'll add a third for a grand total of 11...Woohooo for Healthier alternatives!!! So WHAT is a tincture? Read on...
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you given any thought to making your own herbal home remedies? Do you
already make your own? Below are examples of my own homemade
Tinctures. DIY Tincture kits are now available @ Mary's Tincture Shop
"Kits" purchased Monday-Thursday ship within 48 hours via USPS Priority Mail. Tincture kits include:
1 - 32 ounce Glass Jar with lid, 1 - 2 ounce Amber Bottle with dropper top, 2 customizable labels, 1 ounce of Organic Herbs (additional herbs available) and Detailed Instructions
is an herb that comes from a flowering plant from the daisy family.
Both the fresh and dried flowers of chamomile have been used to create
teas for centuries to cure a number of health problems. The active
ingredient in chamomile essential oil is known as bisabolol, which has a
number of anti-irritant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-microbial
What are the Benefits of Chamomile?
Chamomile can be used topically or orally to treat a number of everyday ailments, such as:
Insomnia and other sleep disorders
Anxiety and Panic Attacks
Wounds, burns, and scrapes
Skin conditions such as psoriasis, eczema, chickenpox, and diaper rash
Stomach problems such as menstrual cramps, stomach flu, and ulcers. Continue Reading
What is a Tincture?
tincture is simply an herbal extract. Herbal remedies have been used
throughout history to treat illnesses and ailments without "modern
medicine" and pharmacueticals. Tinctures are easy to make, home
remedies. If properly prepared and stored, your tincture will last
What is Menstruum?
Menstruum is generally vodka, when
making a true herbal tincture. Vinegar or Vegetable Glycerin can be
used (instead of alcohol) but is less effective at leaching out the
medicinal components of the plant.
DIY Cayenne Tincture *NEW*
is a nightshade vegetable. While adding a little (or a lot) of hot
and spicy to any dish, cayenne pepper can also be very therapeutic.
Cayenne pepper contains capsaicin which can open up your sinuses, fight
inflammation, cardiovascular support, helps with ulcers, boosts immune
system and metabolism.
THIS is what got my
attention: "Cayenne pepper's bright red color signals its high content
of beta-carotene or pro-vitamin A. Just two teaspoons of cayenne pepper
provide 47% of the daily value for vitamin A. Often called the
anti-infection vitamin, vitamin A is essential for healthy epithelial
tissues including the mucous membranes that line the nasal passages,
lungs, intestinal tract and urinary tract and serve as the body's first
line of defense against invading pathogens." Continue Reading
What do you think? Are you ready to get started?
You can read about my tincture results HERE and HERE. If you have additional questions please ask.
We are happy to continue to provide growing knowledge for you and your family.