Herbal Tinctures – Basics

Herbal Tinctures – Basics

Herbal tinctures are a concentrated infusion and have a longer shelf life. In this recipe, learn the how to create a basic one.

What you need

1 cup of dried herbs
1 cup of vodka


Herbal tinctures contain 40% alcohol. The alcohol should be a minimum of 60% proof.

The alcohol preserves and breaks down the plant material.

Place the herbs in a jar and pour over the vodka. Seal the jar and allow it to sit for 2 weeks, shaking twice a day.

Strain and filter the mix through a coffee filter or muslin cloth.

Store in a dark cool stable environment.

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