Herbal tinctures grace the medicine cupboard of many a natural family’s home. They are an easy and much needed way to get nutrients in your body through daily supplements or to give you a boost when sick.
Most tinctures are made with alcohol, which for those who avoid alcohol or have small children, can pose a problem. Let me introduce you to the tincture’s brother — the glycerite.
Glycerites are made by steeping herbs in vegetable glycerin instead of alcohol. Glycerin is also quite sweet, which makes it easier for many children to take.