As we know, medicinal plants have many beneficial health properties, and the effectiveness of these properties depends in many cases how active ingredients are handled. The more “natural” consume the plant, the better, since the active ingredient remain intact with all its potential and is not altered with other external chemicals, but then what is the best way to exploit the properties of medicinal plants.
We can consume medicinal plants in many different ways, and most are healthier than in tablet or capsule. For example we can eat them fresh or dried to make teas, tonics to develop or natural soaps, seeds and leaves to garnish salads or desserts or as ground spices. But when we need to realize their full potential and active ingredient pure for quick results, certainly the tinctures, along with pure essential oils are the best way to consume herbs.
How a tincture made? The dyeing, also called dye mother of a plant is obtained after marinate the most profitable part of the plant for days in alcohol and water. In dyeing of high quality fresh plant is used, not dried, by immersing the plant where greater amount of active principle lies, i.e. depending on the particular plant, leaves, stems, root, and seeds will be used.
After several days of maceration, the mixture is strained and the dye is obtained with all the active plant pure and highly concentrated all its medicinal properties and ready to eat. large amount of fresh plant is needed to obtain a drops of essential oil and a few milliliters of dye, for example, about 1 kilo horsetail is used to obtain 50 ml of a tincture.
Analyzing a little this data, we soon realize that the effectiveness of a tincture is much higher than for example an infusion, so that, when we need a faster and more immediate results indeed must surely opt for dyeing . When using an essential oil used as a tincture.
Pine Pollen Tincture are manufactured using only our Mountain Harvest Pine Pollen and USP certified pharmaceutical grade alcohol.
Essential Oils: Externally
Pure essential oils are the pure essence of the plant, the plant extract, where its active ingredient resides. Given its high concentration ingest is not recommended because without professional supervision can be toxic, and always recommended for use by external route for massages, scrubs, inhalations, etc. The essential oils are used as drops, applying directly on the skin or by adding a few drops based creams or oils (almond oil, jojoba oil, coconut). Some of the most common essential oils are: Eucalyptus, Tea Tree, Lemon, Lavender, Pine, sage.
Dyes: domestic remedies when we need to ingest the essence of the herb can do eat their tincture administering it drops.
There are very effective pure dyes and no doubt we recommend:
Horsetail tincture: for fluid retention and reduce volume
Milk thistle tincture: retrieve the liver and purifies the body after excesses or aggressive treatments
Tincture harpagofito: to reduce inflammation if OA or muscle injuries
Fennel tincture: to improve digestion and relieve or prevent the gases
Artichoke tincture: for debugging, prevent and reduce fluid retention volume
Passionflower tincture: to relax and insomnia
Tincture of ginseng: to increase endurance and strength, relieve fatigue and improve mood
Tincture of red wine: to improve blood circulation, varicose veins, hemorrhoids, tired legs…
Echinacea tincture: enhances the immune system and helps fight colds, fever, flu, etc…
Propolis tincture: increases the defenses of your body, strengthens and prevents diseases
Tincture of ginkgo biloba: improves cerebral blood circulation, improves memory and prevents dizziness, vertigo, thrombi, etc.
Cat’s Claw tincture: enhances the immune system and helps fight diseases and deficiency states
Tincture of sabal: indicated to control incontinence and problems of the prostate (prostatitis)
Hawthorn tincture: reduces blood cholesterol and reduces hypertension
There are also mixed dyes, based on different combinations of medicinal plants, we recommend:
Tincture Pulmoplan: promotes expectoration and relieves respiratory ailments (thyme, pine, marshmallow, sundew, eucalyptus.)
Tincture Femiplan: relieves menstrual disorders and menopause derivatives (Actaea, valerian, dandelion, sage, birch.)
Tincture Dermaplan: helps restore balance and health of the skin (burdock, thistle, green tea, elm, and nettle.)
Tincture Calmoplan: reduces anxiety and insomnia (valerian, passionflower, lemon balm, linden, and oats.)
Tincture Transiplan: regulates intestinal transit and relieves constipation (sen, artichoke, chamomile, and juniper.)
Are administered as drops, e.g. 30 drops of tincture of dandelion dissolved in water or an infusion, taken fasting will help us remove fluids throughout the day. Treatments are usually performed approximately 10 days; the treatment can be repeated as often as necessary, leaving a week off between the two.