How to Make Herbal Extracts or Tinctures


Use Glycerin, Apple Cider Vinegar, or Alcohol to extract the beneficial properties of herbs.

If you cannot take alcohol there is a way to replace the alcohol in a final step called Solvent Exchange. This is covered in another post.

To make a powder from dried herbs grind them up in a coffee bean grinder.

If you are using fresh herbs and/or cut herbs put the alcohol and herbs in the blender and blend to a pulp. Pour this pulp into the glass jars.

Alcohol or Apple Cider Vinegar Extract (Tincture)

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Glycerin Based Extract

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