A Soxhlet extraction is a way of making tinctures that requires some specialized equipment but comes with some very cool benefits.See it in action in the video here.The standard way of making herbal tinctures involves letting the herbs soak in your alcohol solution for a period of at … [Read more...] about Soxhlet Extraction for Tinctures
Tinctures and Liquid Extracts
Spagyric essentially means herbal alchemy. Thus, a spagyric tincture is an alchemical preparation of herbs in tincture form.https://youtu.be/lRMtR3W2hGs Is Alchemy Real? While alchemy is laughed at by hyper-rationalists, even as they praise scientists such as Sir Isaac Newton (the … [Read more...] about What is a Spagyric Tincture?
New to the herbal world and unfamiliar with how to take tinctures? Don't worry, I made a video for you.....A tincture is an alcohol extract of an herb or other material. While other things can be used and are sometimes called tinctures, alcohol is the solvent for a true tincture. A vinegar … [Read more...] about How to Take Tinctures
With the release of our second variation of lion’s mane extract, many people are asking which one is better water or alcohol extracts, or what is the difference?In this article, we aim to lay out all the details.First off, let’s start with a little background. Water and alcohol are used … [Read more...] about Lion’s Mane – Which is Better? Water or Alcohol Extract?
At the time of the writing of this article we have three tinctures available at Lost Empire Herbs.Pine Pollen Tincture Ashwagandha Tincture Nettle Root TinctureThe good news is we have a few other tinctures (including tincture formulas) in various stages of production, and have plans … [Read more...] about Combining Tinctures
In this article, we'll be giving step by step into how to make herbal tinctures at home. Specifically for this walkthrough, I'll be showing you how to make what I affectionately call "ginseng whiskey."Herbal tinctures are typically alcohol extracts of some type of plant material. The alcohol … [Read more...] about How to Make Herbal Tinctures
Longtime customer Chuck Mason shared this video with us of him making tinctures with several of our herbs. And we thought we’d share it with you.[Note from Logan: Personally, I do not advise making a tincture with Hercules. The herbs in that formula are already extract, most of them by … [Read more...] about How to Make Your Own Herbal Tinctures
Want to learn how to make nettle root tincture? This video contains tons of valuable information about Urtica dioica, better known as stinging nettle.Not only will you learn about various benefits of nettle root for both men and women, but you'll discover which ingredient to add to make nettle … [Read more...] about How to Make Nettle Root Tincture
This interview with Sajah Popham covers a lot of ground on spagyrics, herbal alchemy, various forms of Western Herbalism and so much more.How the Scientific Worldview of Herbs is Incomplete Why Turmeric isn’t Great for Everyone What are Spagyrics and Herbal Alchemy? The Beginnings of … [Read more...] about Ep16: Spagyrics and Herbal Alchemy