How is a tincture obtained? A mother tincture is a concentrated hydroalcoholic plant extract with a very high content of active principles.
Tinctures Biover are mainly (>70%) produced from fresh plants from controlled organic cultivation as far as possible. Depending on the moisture content and species, up to 750 g of fresh plants are used per litre of tincture.
A fresh plant releases its contents best when dissolved. However, the use of fresh plants is not always possible or desirable. The borage tincture, for example, is made from dried 2-year-old bark.
The plants are finely chopped as soon as they are harvested and macerated in alcohol (= cold infusion) for at least 3 weeks. Alcohol is not only an ideal solvent for the extraction of the active ingredients, it is also technically pure and an excellent preservative. By stirring the mixture daily, the dissolution of the active ingredients is stimulated.
After this period, the maceration is decanted and the plant residues are pressed out so that only a compact mass of mainly cellulose remains. After filtration of the liquid phase, a clear solution with a minimum of 45% alcohol is obtained. Afterwards, the tincture is analysed to check its conformity to the standards.
The tinctures Biover are produced according to the prescriptions of a pharmacopoeia specifying among other things the part of the plant used (seed, leaf, flower,...) and the percentage of alcohol so that the preparation is always uniform. Discover allthe
Biover, founded at the end of 1985, is a Belgian company specialising in phytotherapy and natural health products (mainly vitamins, plant extracts and essential oils).
Mother Nature provides us with everything our bodies need to stay in shape. Biover makes good use of the power of nature to develop its products.
They offer highly dosed and extremely safe products, corresponding to the RDA (Recommended Daily Allowance). They strive to offer you top quality products that have proven their effectiveness in independent consumer tests and scientific studies.
The ingredients used are 100% pure: as far as possible, they only use components of 100% natural origin, and therefore not synthetically reproduced alternatives. These ingredients are therefore easily recognized and assimilated by the body and their action is optimally guaranteed.
The ingredients used are selected with care and respect for the environment. They are - depending on their availability - from controlled organic farming. The natural health products of Biover therefore often bear the organic label.
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