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Black Walnut Glycerite, no alcohol

Herbal Glycerites

Glycerine is a completely natural and vegetarian liquid sometimes used for extracting herbs. It is generally made by splitting the fat molecule of organic coconut, palm, or olive oil. It is naturally sweet and is suitable for children, pets, and people who are allergic to alcohol or who for other reasons prefer not to consume anything containing alcohol. The pros and cons of which form substance to use as a menstruum are weighty, but people should be aware that the shelf life of glycerites is less than that of alcohol extracts so the products should be consumed within 1-2 years.


Artemisia Annua Glycerite, 2 oz.
Sweet Annie

Artemisia annua, also known as Sweet Annie, is a famous anti-malarial herb that contains an alkaloid, artemisinin, that has also shown remarkable cytotoxic properties.

Alcohol: none

Contents: extract of organically grown Artemisia annua leaf in distilled water and pure vegetable glycerin.


Astragalus Glycerite, 2 oz.
Astragalus membranaceus root

Astragalus is a member of the pea family and is a rich source of the polysaccharides needed for tissue regeneration. It is also a diuretic and immune enhancer. In addition, it nourishes bone marrow and improves adrenal cortical function. It is suitable for use by people using conventional treatments for cancer and AIDS.

Alcohol: none

Contents: extract of Astragalus membranaceus root in vegetable glycerin and distilled water.


Bilberry Glycerite, 2 oz.
Vaccinium myrtillus

Bilberry has been clinically shown to lower the risk of a number of diseases affecting the eyes, heart and cardiovascular system, blood sugar, and certain types of cancer, especially estrogen-sensitive cancers. It has antioxidant and eye protective properties.

Alcohol: none

Contents: Vaccinium myrtillus leaf & berry in distilled water and pure vegetable glycerin.


Black Walnut, glycerite (no alcohol), 2 oz.
Juglans nigra

The Cherokee used the nut as an anthelmintic, especially for tapeworms. Peter Holmes adds roundworms to the list. Black walnut has laxative properties but is well tolerated. It relieves lymphatic congestion, presumably mainly in patients with parasitic infections.

Alcohol: none

Contents: 1:3 extract of fresh, organically grown Juglans nigra green hulls in vegetable glycerin and distilled water.


Goji Elixir, Glycerite, 4 oz.

 Goji Tonic, 4 pages

Alcohol: 17%

Contents: Mongolian goji berries, hawthorn berries, milk thistle, astragalus, galangal, and cinnamon bark in distilled water, organic grain alcohol, and vegetable glycerin.

Please note: this glycerite formula does contain alcohol.


Hawthorn Berry Glycerite, 2 oz.
Crataegus monogyna

Hawthorn berries are edible and often are made into jams. The fruit is rich in bioflavonoids so hawthorn berries are antioxidants as well as good for the heart and circulatory system. The preparation as a glycerite adds shelf life and convenience to what would otherwise be a medicinal food. Anyone who wishes to take a long-term tonic to support the heart can easily take hawthorn alone or in combination with other herbs.

Alcohol: none

Contents: Crataegus monogyna, Berry in distilled water and vegetable glycerin.


Jatobá Glycerite, 2 oz.

Jatoba has demonstrated antifungal as well as antibacterial properties against a wide range of molds, yeasts, and microorganisms such as E. coli, Pseudomonas, and Staphylococcus. Traditionally, jatoba is used to increase stamina. It has none of the side effects of caffeine or ephedra. Clinicians are discovering that it is useful in cases of cystitis and prostatitis, often not for the reasons thought: these conditions may be associated with fungal infections. Jatoba is non-toxic, but it has a blood sugar lowering effect and should be monitored with patients with blood sugar regulation issues.

Alcohol: none

Contents: extract of Hymenaea courbaril bark in vegetable glycerin and distilled water.


Rose Hips Glycerite, 2 oz.
Rosa sp.wild rose fruit

Rose hips come from the fruit of wild roses and are very high in vitamin C. Though this product was originally added because of its reputation for helping alcoholics to overcome addiction, studies in Scandinavia suggest that one of its major benefits is for osteoarthritis sufferers due it is anti-inflammatory properties. For the same reason, it is often recommended for colds and asthma and for reducing gastrointestinal pain.

Alcohol: none

Contents: extract of Rosa sp. fruit in vegetable glycerin and distilled water.

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