I've never tried dried Motherwort, but if you were blessed with some, why not?!
(I agree with ItalianBee that while fresh herbs say to fill your jar/bottle to the brim lightly packed, doing so with Dried material seems to not work as well. Mostly because the plant material soaks up the liquid and swells. ...yes, I have experience with this! ..oops)
Basically: Mostly-Fill the container with plants. Then fill it with your tincture liquid (vinegar, alcohol, etc). Let it steep for a while. Decant/filter/strain and "serve" as needed.
The first number is the weight of the herb. The second number is the fluid ounces of alcohol.
One ounce of dried herb to 4 ounces of 100 proof vodka for an SW style tincture. And then multiply that up depending on how much you want to make.
Some herbalists prefer much higher alcohol contents. I've found that the 50/50 water/alcohol that's found in the 100 proof vodka works very well for me.
If you have 3 ounces of dried motherwort then (3x4=12) you'll need 12 ounces of vodka.
Most of your fresh tinctures are made with either a 1:1 ratio (one ounce of plant to one ounce of alcohol) or Simple style which is lightly pack the jar to the top and fill with vodka. I've seen quite a few tips about trying to make that much plant material fit with that small amount of fluid. The most memorable one was a well cleaned rock to hold down the fresh plant while it macerated and broke down. Anything sticking out over the top of the alcohol will ruin.
Personally, when I do a fresh tincture - I prefer to use Everclear. There's more than enough liquid in the fresh plant material that it balances out the lower percentage of water in the Everclear. But - this is what I do. What others choose to do after doing their own research is what they do.
Just make sure that whatever container you use is large enough. I use glass. I don't know if the alcohol can leech anything out of plastic but I don't want to chance it.
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