Tinctures are liquid extracts made from herbs that you take orally (by mouth). They are usually extracted in alcohol (which ours are), but they can also be extracted in vegetable glycerine or apple cider vinegar.
Name: African Potato
INCI: Hypoxis hemerocallidea
Contents: Hypoxis hemerocallidea and alcohol
Uses: Strong immune boosting capabilities. Anti-fungal, sedative, detoxifying and beneficial for urinary and prostate disorders.
INCI: Astragalus membranaceus
Contents: Astragalus membranaceus and alcohol
Uses: Helps the body regenerate after an illness. Strengthens the immune system. Indicated for conditions associated with bacterial, viral and parasitic infections, including colds, flu, ulcers and lesions, and for diabetic and hypertensive conditions, and digestive disorders.
INCI: Calendula officinalis
Contents: Calendula officinalis and alcohol
Uses: Usually used externally to disinfect wounds. It has an astringent effect on eczemas and other skin problems; contains betulina, which curbs or kills viruses such as the papilloma virus which causes warts; strengthens skin tissue and tones the scalp.
Name: Dandelion Root
INCI: Taraxacum officinale
Contents: Taraxacum officinale and alcohol
Uses: The steady and gradual elimination of toxins which accumulate in the body due to infection or pollution is aided by the dandelion root.
Name: Devil’s Claw
INCI: Harpagophytum procumbens
Contents: Harpagophytum procumbens and alcohol
Uses: Aids in the management of inflammatory joint diseases such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and gout. It is a bitter tonic and therefore has been known to aid in digestive ailments such as dyspepsia.
INCI: Echinacea purpurea
Contents: Echinacea purpurea and alcohol
Uses: Immune system stimulator and builder. Excellent at the beginning of a cold or flu. Slows bacterial and viral infections. Eases pain of tendonitis, bursitis, tennis elbow, including knee and ankle pain. All inflammatory conditions.
Name: Milk Thistle
INCI: Silybum marianum
Contents: Silybum marianum and alcohol
Uses: Helps lower LDL cholesterol levels. Is well known for its ability to cleanse the liver of toxins. Has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties.
INCI: Commiphora myrrha
Contents: Commiphora myrrha and alcohol
Uses: It can be used for infections, feverish conditions from head colds to glandular fever, respiratory conditions. Use undiluted as a paint for ulcers and wounds. Apply directly to bleeding gums or add to boiled water to make a mouth wash for bleeding gums and mouth ulcers.
Name: St. John’s Wort
INCI: Hypericum perforatum
Contents: Hypericum perforatum and alcohol
Uses: Traditionally used to support healthy mood and promote emotional well-being. It is also recommended as an external application in treating deep cuts since it helps heal internal structures as well as the skin. It is also used for septic (infected) wounds.
Name: Shingles Relief
Contents: Bergamot, Tea Tree and Eucalyptus pure essential oils and alcohol
Uses: To treat the external symptoms associated with shingles. Can ease the itch associated with flea and mosquito bites.
Name: Swedish Bitters
Contents: Aloe, Myrrh, Saffron, Senna leaves, Camphor, Rhubarb root, Zedvoary root, Manna, Theriac venezian, Carline Thistle root, Angelica root and alcohol
Uses: It is known to help strengthen the vital organs, soothe the stomach, as well as support healthy liver function. It promotes sleep, purifies the blood, speeds wound healing, aids in healing many skin irritations, combats pneumonia, soothes heartburn.
INCI: Achillea millefolium
Contents: Achillea millefolium and alcohol
Uses: Helps to heal wounds and stop nose bleeds. For the treatment of upper respiratory infection, heavy menstrual bleeding, cramps, or inflammation. Helps stop bleeding.