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by BarbaraJean
Wed Mar 23, 2016 10:19 pm
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: Whole Hawthorn Berries
Replies: 6
Views: 6605

Re: Whole Hawthorn Berries

I made a tincture from whole organic hawthorn berries following one of Susun's youtube videos. Vodka is used to extract. It takes 6 weeks
for the tincture to be ready.
by BarbaraJean
Sat Feb 27, 2016 6:04 pm
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: making tinctures without alcohol
Replies: 7
Views: 7100

making tinctures without alcohol

I have been using my homemade hawthorn tincture which was made following Susun's recipe. It came out rather potent as I used 100 proof vodka. Since Iam no longer accustomed to drinking alcohol I feel a bit "loose off the Goose" after taking it. Does any one know about the use of glycerin i...
by BarbaraJean
Sun Feb 07, 2016 2:11 pm
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: everclear vs. vodka for making tinctures
Replies: 12
Views: 12715

Re: everclear vs. vodka for making tinctures

Thank you. Will buy Everclear and distilled water for next batch :)
by BarbaraJean
Sat Feb 06, 2016 10:37 am
Forum: Healing Wise & Herbal Medicine Chest
Topic: everclear vs. vodka for making tinctures
Replies: 12
Views: 12715

everclear vs. vodka for making tinctures

I have not been able to find locally (long island) a "no frills" vodka for the preparation of my tinctures. The liquour stores have recommended Everclear which is 190 proof or 95% alcohol. Is this acceptable or must I use vodka exclusively?

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