Tinctures are essentially liquid extracts of plants made from herbs extracted using alcohol or glycerin as a liquid base. Tinctures can be made from single herbs or in combination with several herbs. Herbal medicine utilizing tinctures have been used for thousands of years to support medical issues. Tinctures are especially helpful for supporting stress, anxiety, poor sleep, teething, etc. Always look for quality tinctures that are made from organic plants and herbs.