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!
Our Elderberry Elixir is worlds above the rest with the addition of shikimic acid by way of Eastern White Pine, making it a synergistic powerhouse against viruses. Studies have shown that when Shikimic acid is combined with quercetin in Elderberries, it has an amplified effect on the immune system response (more than 5x).