What are Tonic Tinctures?
Tonic Tinctures are concentrated liquid extracts that are supplements that support health, vitality and performance.*
A Tonic Tincture (tingk-sher) is a liquid dietary supplement made from whole foods, herbs and botanicals that is naturally preserved for later use.*
Tonic Tinctures are Nutritive, Tonic and Adaptogenic!*
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Building and Fortifying Your Life, Fitness, Physique, Mind and Spirit*
Supporting Successful Living*
Protecting You From Unwanted Things in Water, Food and The Environment*
A superlative lifestyle starts from the first dose! And consistent use has supporting benefits for a strong and holistic mind, body and spirit.*
Tonic Tinctures Are Full Spectrum Liquid Extracts
A Tonic Tincture is a liquid formula extracted from a tonic for full-spectrum potency, compared to using single marker or ‘standardized’ dietary ingredients.*
Definition: A full-spectrum supplement contains all the constituents of a tonic food or herb in holistically balanced and safe concentrations; including the unique constituents, as well as all of its naturally occurring nutrient vitamins and minerals.* The minerals, as they are naturally found in tonic herbs, are very important and, through a properly preserved full-spectrum extraction into liquid, will maintain their highly active ionic state for full-spectrum potency.*
Be Smart and Choose Full-spectrum
Full-spectrum includes all constituents of a tonic adaptogen superfood which encompasses all the health supporting benefits.*
Avoid supplement extracts that may sound 'better' because of % standardization and ratio extracts that are confusing. For example:
- % standardization means a percentage of a single marker constituent is extracted and mixed with raw powdered herb. A % of ginsenosides is different than ginseng root and has limited benefits.
- 75:1, 20:1, 10:1, 8:1, 5:1 designate an herbal ratio extract. A ratio extract of 20:1 means that 20 pounds are used to make 1 pound; but 20:1 does not mean 20 times as potent, since it is actually a partial extraction with partial benefits.
Note: Single marker constituents are standardized in the supplement market and may actually be less effective than whole herb ^ versions of a tonic herb.*
In fact, standardization for singular active constituents, such as polysaccharides, growth-factors or ginsenosides, may actually be less potent than the full-spectrum raw material ^ they were extracted from!*
But don't take our word for it!
Expert teacher and pre-eminent herbalist Lesley Tierra author of Healing with the Herbs of Life ^ says, "Interestingly and most importantly, standardizing herbs doesn't always increase their effectiveness...tests of various herbs, determine that the whole plant extracts [full-spectrum] containing all the herbs' compounds are more effective then their standardized extracts.*"
Tonic Tinctures' tonics are naturally preserved
by using the following liquids to extract the tonic herbs:
Triple Filtered Organic Non-GMO Gluten-Free USP Grade Alcohol.
Filtered, Purified, and Distilled Water
When applicable to the extraction - Organic Non-GMO Food Grade Glycerin
we source fresh, process and small batch fresh all the time
both alcohol and water required for full-spectrum and easy-to-take absorption
we use no stainless steel, only porcelain and glass
99.9% active constituents from multi-step extractions
crack the plant fibers to release the constituents for extraction
applicable depending on tonic; tonics are gently warmed for bio-available activation
long duration extraction steps for maximum yield
the raw material has had enough steps of extraction to be exhausted of viable constituents
preserving the integrity of the fragile constituents with no heat methods
important heavier molecular constituents need further rendering via low heat to ensure tonic potency
The Four Premier Tonic Tinctures
The Four Premier Tonic Tinctures to Take are: