I have a question I would like for you to clear up for me. I have read several sources that recommend drying the herbs a day or so before putting them in alcohol to prevent mold. what do you think of this?
Should be no need to wait ... Susun puts plant material right into the alcohol while fresh and vibrant for most potent medicine -- but yes, you do want to harvest on a sunny day after any morning dew is gone and do not wash herbs before tincturing ... 100% alcohol is going to take care of the rest...
Susun has a good article on tincture making here:
You can watch Susun making a tincture with St. John's/Joan's Wort here:
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