Why use alcohol to extract something if that something is negatively altered by alcohol? We learned many years ago that ethanol alcohol denatures and renders many of an herb's properties inert. We don't use alcohol, ever! That also assures our tinctures meet Halal dietary standards and are totally Gluten-Free!
Every chemical medication we take slows, stops or damages a metabolic process in the human body. Are there medications that save lives? Undoubtedly. Are there medications that do irreparable damage and cause lifelong medical issues? Without a doubt.