Sunday, October 2, 2011

Rose Hip Tincture

A long while ago I wrote about my desire to harvest and make use of the rose hips from a bush near our house.  I eventually did collect a good amount of them and decided to make them into a tincture.  I tried first drying them and taking the seeds out, but it was a tedious process and I soon gave up.  I figured I might get some extra nutrients out of the seeds anyhow.  The rose hips sat in the vodka for a very long time and today, I finally finished the tincture by straining it through some cheese cloth and bottling it.  I can only imagine how much vitamin C is in each dropper-full.  This should be a very good remedy for the winter, to keep the colds and flu away!