Echinacea:The Art of Tincturing

Learn to harvest and make medicine from this immune-boosting plant

Use a yogurt cheese maker to strain the tincture—it’s fast and it strains the tincture well. Of course, a tincture press is great if you make a lot of tinctures, but a strainer lined with fine cheesecloth works just fine. Exert pressure with a pestle to extract every drop of essence from the roots.