Solid Extracts

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Latest Edit: Hector 2014-03-13 (EDT)

See Also Naturopathic Therapies
See Also Botanical Medicine (Herbalism)

Solid extracts are prepared in a similar fashion as a tincture but then the solvent is partially or completely evaporated or removed. Solid extracts are a very viscous solid or near solid extracts, similar to the consistency of molasses. Solid extracts can be redissolved in water and made into a tea. Herbs that are commonly found as solid extracts include: Licorice, Hawthorn and Rose Hip.


  • Concentrated froms of the herb can be given without the solvent
  • Delivers more therapeutic compounds


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