Extra Strong Tincture of Lactucarium

  • Wild lettuce tincture of lactucarium. A common apothecary medicine of the 19th century.

Extra Strong Tincture of Lactucarium

Our tincture of lactucarium is extra strong! It contains about 10 grams of lactucarium per 100ml, in a 40% alcohol solution. Unlike the syrup, this tincture contains no other ingredients.

Lactucarium is the dried juice of the wild lettuce plant. It has been used since the time of the ancient Egyptians as an analgesic and calmative. According to the scientific literature, it has similar pain killing properties as ibuprofen, but with a relaxing effect on the body, due to the nervine properties of lactucin, and lactucopicrin.

3.38 oz (100 ml) tamper evident flask: $29.99

6.76 oz (200 ml) child-proof plastic flask: $49.99

Ingredients: Contains +- 10 grams pure wild lettuce extract per 100ml of 40% alcohol and water. All natural.

3.38 oz (100 ml) tamper evident flask: $29.99

6.76 oz (200 ml) child-proof plastic flask: $49.99

Traditional directions of use: Our extra strong tincture contains abut 10 grams of lactucarium per 100ml. According to the classical literature, a dose of lactucarium, is 3-15 grains, or .194 - .972 grams. So basically the classical dose is .2 – 1 gram. One teaspoonful of our extra strong tincture contains about 0.5 grams of Lactucarium.

In an essay published in 1846, by Emile Muchon, in a book of pharmacy entitled The Chemist, the total daily amount should not to exceed 15 grams.

This is not medical advice, and these statements have not been evaluated by the FDA.

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