has long history in Indian Ayurvedic medicine. It is widely used for
its effect in blood circulation that promotes efficient function of
the liver, lungs and the kidneys.
Traditional medicinal uses of Brahmi
mental and physical fatigue
irritable bowel syndrome
increase sex drive
coughs and hoarseness
high cholesterol levels
What is a Tincture?
An herbal tincture is simply an herbal extract. Herbal remedies have been used throughout history to treat illnesses and ailments
without "modern medicine" and pharmacueticals. Tinctures are easy to
make, home remedies. If properly prepared and stored, your tincture
will last indefinitely.
What is Menstruum?
Menstruum is generally vodka, when making a true herbal tincture.
Vinegar or Vegetable Glycerin can be used (instead of alcohol) but is
less effective at leaching out the medicinal components of the plant.
DIY Feverfew Tincture
Feverfew is actually a flowering plant. It can be grown for it's medicinal properties or as an ornamental.
The word "feverfew" derives from the Latin word febrifugia, meaning "fever reducer." Feverfew is used most often today to treat migraine headaches. [UMM]
Feverfew has also be used for Asthma, Arthritis, Psoriasis, digestion and Menstrual cramps.