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Tincture


This article is about alcoholic liquids. For the colors used in a coat of arms, see tincture (heraldry).

In medicine, a tincture is an alcoholic extract (e.g. of a herb) or solution of a non-volatile substance (e.g. of iodine, mercurochrome.) Solutions of volatile substances were called spirits, although that name was also given to several other materials obtained by distillation, even when they did not include alcohol. Some examples that were formerly common in medicine include:

Examples of spirits include:

See also

  • Nalewka - An infusion is a water or oil based extract with similar historical uses to a tincture.
  • Elixir - A pharmaceutical preparation containing an active ingredient that is dissolved in a solution containing some percentage of ethyl alcohol.

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