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Common Tinctures​

Here are some common plants used for tinctures that scientific studies suggests can benefit your health:

  • Chamomile: Studies suggest that chamomile is a plant that’s effective in treating anxiety, healing wounds, and reducing inflammation
  • Feverfew: Feverfew was traditionally used to reduce fevers, but today most people use it to prevent migraines and treat arthritis.
  • Garlic: Studies suggest that garlic is effective at making small reductions in total cholesterol and LDL (bad) cholesterol.
  • Ginger: Research suggests that ginger can reduce nausea in pregnant women, and anecdotal reports claim it’s a good remedy for motion sickness.
  • Gingko: Traditionally used to treat a range of conditions from asthma to tinnitus. Recently, scientists have explored its potential use in improving memory, preventing dementia, and boosting brain function.
  • Ginseng: Research suggests ginseng may have beneficial psychological and immune effects. It also suggests ginseng can help people with diabetes
  • Milk thistle: Research suggests that milk thistle can heal diseases of the liver
  • St. John’s wort: A review of studies on St. John’s wort suggests it can ease the symptoms of depression.
  • Saw palmetto: While saw palmetto has been used to treat benign prostatic hypertrophy for decades, new research suggests it might not be as effective as people once believed.
  • Valerian: A small, limited review of studies suggest valerian root can improve sleep quality.