I just wanted to thank you for the WONDERFUL soothing Postpartum Sitz Bath Herbs! I had surgery (enterocele/rectocele repair) a week ago. Not only that, I ended up with a bladder infection due to the Foley catheter. I came home sore, tearful, and incontinent. Then came the yeast infection. I ended up with 11 prescriptions. Then I bought the Postpartum Sitz Bath Herbs and I've already made my third batch. Aaaahhhhh! I'm taking sitz baths and using a peri bottle to squirt the herbs onto the sore area. I'm still tender, however I am SO much more comfortable! I wish I had the herbs a week earlier! I'm going to let my surgeon know! Every woman having vaginal surgery should know that these herbs aren't just for postpartum! Thanks again! E.N.
People are commonly confused when they read tincture directions suggesting they take a "dropperful" or two of a tincture. When they squeeze the bulb on the droppertop, they are surprised to see that it fills the glass tube only a little bit of the way. They try to squeeze harder to try to fill it completely, but it never works. This is why:
There are many, many different sizes of tincture bottles with droppertops (and glass tubes) that fit each size. Some are very tiny, and some are very large. The tiny bottles will have short glass tubes attached to the droppertop, and the large ones will have a very long glass tube. The squeeze bulb on them all, however, is all the same size. When you squeeze it, it will draw the same amount of liquid into the glass tube no matter how long or short it may be. This way, you get a standard dose each time. Otherwise, you would get only a little – an under-dosage - with the small, short one - or an over-dosage with a large one.
For more detailed information on tinctures, how to take them, what they are, please see this Article.