Relieve Diarrhea with a Toning Tincture Recipe

Help soothe the stomach with this Toning Tincture recipe.

| November 2012

  • Steep fresh herbs in an airtight jar for at least 2 weeks to start making this toning tincture.
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  • With “Homegrown Remedies,” you can learn how to grow herbs in pots and use your plants to create natural remedies to treat a variety of health complaints and common ailments.
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The herbs in this Toning Tincture recipe help relieve stomach pain and diarrhea. This recipe is excerpted from Homegrown Remedies (Gaia, 2011), a guide to growing all the herbs you need to make natural, inexpensive remedies. For more information on herbal remedies and a sample of recipes, check out 4 Herbal Remedies Everyone Should Know.

You can purchase this book from the Mother Earth Living store: Homegrown Remedies.

Tincture to Relieve Diarrhea

Agrimony is an astringent herb, firming up stools and with analgesic, anti-inflammatory, anti-viral properties. Thyme is excellent for relieving diarrhea and marshmallow soothes gut lining, while peppermint, lemon balm, dill and chamomile reduce spasm and pain.

Ingredients



• 9 ounces each fresh herbs or 3 1/2 ounces dried dill, peppermint, thyme, agrimony, marshmallow and lemon balm
• 17 ounces alcohol (vodka, gin or brandy)

Makes a 14-ounce tincture



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