Tincture making
Naturopathic Herbalism

[Extracts from Dr Shulze (The Sam Biser Herbal Video Collection p132)

Use 80-100 proof vodka, add just enough to cover the herbs.

Put in a lidded jar, shake several times a day

Start on day of new moon

Sit for minimum of 14 days (absolute minimum) till full moon, press through cheesecloth into bowl, pour into jars, keep in dark.

Some, eg Garlic and lavender, are extracted in oil.