This is the list of herbal medicines in my apothecary. Links are to relevant blog posts. This post captures my motivations for medicine making.

Homemade, ready

  • Dandelion tincture:  fresh root in 80-proof vodka / source: school grounds / st: 10/14/2010, pr: 11/12/2010 ———- 15 x 1 oz
  • Echinacea purpurea tincture: (folk) dried root in 80-proof vodka / source: MRH (USA) / st: 01/17/2011, pr: 03/21/2011———- 1 x  8 oz
  • Zingiber officinale (Ginger) tincture: 1:2 fresh root in 100-proof vodka / source grocery store / st: 02/24/2011, pr: 03/26/2011 ———- 1 x  8 oz
  • Echinacea purpurea tincture: 1:5 dried root in 100-proof vodka / source: MRH (USA) / st: 02/24/2011, pr: 06/9/2011 (potent!) ———- 1 x  8 oz
  • Leonurus  cardiaca (Motherwort) tincture: 1:4.5 dried herb in 100-proof vodka / source: MRH (USA) / st: 3/26/2011, pr: 06/9/2011 (potent!) ———– 1 x pint, 2 x 1 oz
  • Honey with fresh ginger root / st: 2/23/2013 — 1 x pint
  • Echinacea purpurea tincture: (w:v method) 1:4 dried root (53g) and leaf (50g) in (412 ml) 100-proof vodka (= 50% alcohol) / source: MRH / st: 2/20/2013, pr: 03/19/2013
  • Echinacea purpurea glycerite: (w:v method) 1:4 dried root (50g) in veg glycerin (120 ml) and distilled water (80 ml) / source: MRH / st: 2/10/2013, pr: 03/19/2013

Dried Herbs (Mountain Rose Herbs)

  • 1lb Nettle Leaf organic
  • 8oz Basil Leaf organic
  • 8oz Bay Leaf whole organic
  • 1lb Licorice Root organic
  • 8oz Calendula Flowers organic
  • 1lb Oatstraw organic
  • 1lb Motherwort organic
  • 1lb Yellow Dock Root organic
  • 8oz Lavender Flowers organic
  • 8oz Peppermint Leaf organic
  • 1lb Thyme organic
  • 1lb Hibiscus Flowers organic
  •  8oz Elder Flowers organic
  •  1lb Echinacea Purpurea Herb organic
  •  4oz Slippery Elm Bark organic
  •  8oz Astragalus Root organic
  •  8oz Plantain Leaf organic
  •  8oz Rosehips organic
  •  8oz Marshmallow Root organic
  •  8oz Burdock Root organic
  •  8oz Elder Berries organic
  •  8oz Licorice Root organic

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