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What are Liquid Extracts?

Liquid extracts are primarily created by combining herbs with a mixture of purified water and alcohol. The liquid component in the extraction procedure is called the menstruum. The ratio of plant material to menstruum varies depending on the herb chemistry. The valuable, naturally available, bioactive medicinal chemistry is then concentrated into the liquid extract.

Why Do You Specialize in Liquid Extracts Rather Than Capsules or Tablets?

The medicinal constituents within an herbal liquid extract are much easier to absorb and assimilate because the plant material has been "predigested" through the extraction process. Herbal medicine enters the body through the blood stream in an alcohol/water extraction medium, increasing and accelerating absorption. Our herbs are kept as whole as possible until the day that they are put into extraction; assuring that the herbs potency goes into solution and is not lost through the oxidation process.

Why is a Liquid Extract considered more potent?

In the production of capsules and tablets, herbs are ground to a fine powder, and because of this, they are subject to oxidation and subsequent loss of potency throughout the shelf life of the product. Also, some herbs are hard to digest. People with health problems, or poor digestive systems, may not be able to fully absorb and assimilate the herbal properties within a capsule or tablet.

Why Do You Use Alcohol in Your Liquid Extracts?

We use organic alcohol in our liquid extracts for three reasons:

  1. Alcohol is a fantastic natural preservative. It helps to retain the integrity and potency of the extract for up to five years.
  2. Alcohol is a very effective edible solvent for extracting medicinal chemistry from the herb material into solution.
  3. Taking herbal medicine extracted in alcohol allows for the absorption of the medicinal constituents directly into the blood stream, bypassing the digestive system. This greatly increases the bioavailability of the active constituents, along with accelerating adsorption.

Single Herb Extracts

  • Astragalus Extract (2oz)
    $21.98 Astragalus Extract (2oz)
    Astragalus is a highly valued tonic herb traditionally used to build energy as well as develop and maintain optimum immune system function. Astragalus may also strengthen digestion, treat prolapsed organs, and promote...
  • Blue Vervain Extract (2oz)
    $18.50 Blue Vervain Extract (2oz)
    Blue Vervain is traditionally used to support the nervous system and is useful in cases of liver congestion, such as strong or irregular menses.  It is known as a natural tranquilizer as it may relax the nervous system...
  • Catnip Extract (2oz)
    $18.99 Catnip Extract (2oz)
    Catnip is traditionally used as a mild sedative to relax the nervous system. Catnip may also reduce gas, bloating and the symptoms of colic. It is safe for use by children and the elderly.* Ingredients Organic Nepeta...
  • Organic Echinacea
    $14.98 Echinacea Extract (1oz)
    Echinacea is traditionally used for immune stimulation during acute inflammatory infections such as colds and flus. It may bring relief from sore throats when used at the first sign of infection. Echinacea is also effective...
  • Garlic Extract (2oz)
    $18.50 Garlic Extract (2oz)
    Garlic is traditionally used medicinally for lowering blood pressure and cholesterol levels. Garlic is also antifungal, antiseptic, antibiotic and may stimulate the body's immune system. Since it thins the blood, caution...
  • Nettles Extract (1oz)
    $14.98 Nettles Extract (1oz)
    Nettles are anti-allergenic and commonly used to bring relief from seasonal allergies and asthma. Their high mineral and high iron content make them highly nutritious and effective in helping to treat anemia. Nettles also...
  • Red Clover Extract (2oz)
    $18.50 Red Clover Extract (2oz)
    Red Clover is traditionally used as a blood purifier and is useful in the treatment of skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, and boils.  It has been used in cough formulas due to its antispasmodic and expectorant...
  • Skullcap Extract (2oz)
    $18.50 Skullcap Extract (2oz)
    Skullcap is traditionally used as a nerve tonic, as it helps to support a healthy nervous system. Skullcap may induce an inner calm and may treat insomnia. It may help lessen symptoms for those who are withdrawing from...
  • Valerian Extract (1oz)
    $14.98 Valerian Extract (1oz)
    Valerian is traditionally used to alleviate insomnia and sleeplessness. It is also useful for symptoms of anxiety such as tremors, panic, palpitations and sweating. While Valerian is primarily used for insomnia, its...