Tinctures are Infused Herbal Remedies for different kind of ailments. Herbs are infused in an alcohol or glycerine base. The alcohol based Tinctures are stronger and the Glycerine based Tinctures a bit more sweet in taste. An alcohol Tincture has a longer shelf-life ( 2-4 years ) while a glycerine Tincture has a shelf-life of 1-2 years. Read the description well as some Tinctures are not recommended using during Pregnancy, Breastfeeding and for young children. Babies under 1 year old should never get any herbal remedy. When on prescribed medication, always consult your GP first before using a Herbal remedy or medicine.