Nervous System Tonic DIY

Great to keep in your First Aid Kit for just in case!

Taking just 1 drop and up to 25 drops of Nervous System Tonic diluted with water, will help you sleep like a baby and provide a calming effect when feeling nervous or stressed!

*Translated this remedy from Russian to English. 

**I bought all the ingredients at the Russian store “Kiev” on Nevada and Sprague (for those of you who lives in Spokane, WA) and if you are not local welcome to click on the links below to see where you can buy it.

Ingredients for nervous system tonic

****Keep the little bottles from the tinctures above so that when the “Nervous System Tonic” is done, you can pour it back into them for storing. The bottles are tinted and also got a very nice inner caps in them for counting the drops. 🙂

Ingredients:

  1. Motherwort Tincture-25ml
  2. Hawthorn Tincture-25ml
  3. Peony Tincture-25ml
  4. Eucalyptus Tincture-50ml
  5. Mint Tincture-50ml
  6. Corvalol Tincture-25ml
  7. Valerian Tincture-25ml
  8. Siberian Ginseng-25ml
  9. Cloves-10g (dry form with buds)

Other Things To Have:

  1. Canning jar
  2. Foil (To wrap the jar)
Easy Step-By-Step Video Tutorial on how to make Nervous System Tonic-DIY

How To:

Mix all the liquid ingredients together in a canning jar by the right dosage. Add dried clove buds – 10g to the mixture. Cover the jar with a lid, then cover the jar with a foil (to keep it from direct sunlight). Put a label with time and date on it. The mixture needs to set for 10 days, shaking the jar every day.

***** 4 teaspoons equals out to about 10 grams.

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On the tenth day, strain off the mixture from cloves and pour it into the same bottles that you have poured out extracts/tinctures from.

Nervous system tonic last pic

Dosage:

Take as needed, just a few drops diluted with water may already bring good results.

As a treatment course for Adults: Take 25-30 drops of tonic diluted with about 1/4 cup of water, 1 hour before meals, 3 times a day. Drink more water if needed.

*If this is your first time taking this tonic, it’s a good idea to start taking it gradually from just once a day, at bed time using less drops (just to see how your body will react to it). If you like the results increase the amount of drops to a full amount of 25-30 drops the next night. If you feel fine, take 25-30 drops, twice a day(morning-evening). If felt needed and necessary, you may then start taking it 3 times a day. Start gradually, listening to what the body is telling you. You may not even have to go up to 3 times a day, it all depends on how you feel. Unless you work with a doctor/specialist and he/she tells you the exact amount and for how often it needs to be taken then go off of that prescription.

Duration of a treatment course: The duration of the treatment is individual for each person. Taking into the consideration individual’s nervous-system-state, herb tolerance and the achieved therapeutic effect after taking it.

The average recommended duration of taking the tonic is 2-4 weeks, but it is always best to consult with a specialist before taking it. It is not recommended to use this tonic for a long period of time, longer than 4 weeks due to the ethanol content. If you feel necessary take a 10 days break between the 4-week-course or between the 2-week-course, depends on how long you are taking it. Use it at your own discretion and always consult a specialist before deciding on the duration.

Duration of a treatment course in Children: Children over 12 years of age use as many drops as the age of a child is, diluted in 1/4 cup of water, 3 times a day. The duration of admission in children should be minimal.

*Due to the lack of sufficient data on ethyl alcohol, it is not recommended to use in children under 12 years of age; even though I had a good experience of giving my kids from 1-2 drops, diluted with water, who were younger than 12 when needed. Again, use it at your own discretion or at the discretion of a specialist.

Whats in the bottle:

On the average, there are 930 drops per one bottle with a done Nervous System Tonic mix.

Since store-bought tinctures were not filled as much as I like to fill my empty bottles with a “done” tonic I only get 8 bottles of tonic out of 10 or so.

So, if taking 30 drops, once a day, for 31 days, one bottle should last for up to one month.

Store:

Alcohol-based herbal tinctures last for up to 3 years and longer while preserving the freshness and potency of medicinal properties if stored properly.

Store it in a room temperature at about 50F-70F place (in a cupboard) and out of direct sunlight. Refrigeration is not necessary to enhance the properties of it.

Uses:

  • Provides sedative effect to the central nervous system
  • Strengthens Nervous System
  • Regulates blood pressure
  • Reduces stress (provides calming effect)
  • Helps with sleep disorders
  • Antiseptic
  • Relieves anxiety
  • Irritability (calms down when crying)
  • Helps with panic attacks
  • Cardio-tonic (slows heart’s rhythm and strengthens heart’s contractions)

Also try adding contrast showers to the routine, as contrast showers helps with all the symptoms listed above if done consistently for some time.

Beware:

If you know that a valerian root herb works the opposite for you just avoid adding it into the mix. Avoiding it in the mix will still have a strong effect in relaxing and toning the nervous system.

Warning:

  • This tonic will increase the sedative effect in other drugs if taken together which may result into negative effect on a nervous system.
  • Do not use if allergic or may be allergic to any of the ingredients above.
  • Not recommended for pregnant and nursing women due to the lack of sufficient data on Ethyl Alcohol.
  • Not recommended to drive a vehicle or operate any machinery, or anything that requires a fast acting reaction while taking this tonic.
  • If this tonic won’t help you with the symptoms within 3 days of taking it (or so), it is recommended to go see a specialist.

Why:

…sometimes life is harsh …sometimes it brings on things that are too unexpected and too tragic for the words. It could also be the hormonal changes one may be going through and/or a lack of sleep. Therefore it is nice to have a Nervous System Tonic in the first aid kit for just in case. Stay strong and stay healthy.

******This remedy has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to treat or cure any disease.

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