Makes 1 cup of tincture
1 small 2-cup mason jar
3 small turmeric roots or 3 Tbsp dried ground turmeric
1 Tbsp cracked black pepper
1 cup 90 proof grain alcohol or vodka
Peel the turmeric root with a potato peeler.
Finely grate turmeric and place it into the mason jar along with the black pepper and alcohol. Screw on the lid and shake well.
Place on a sunlit windowsill for 7 days or up to 3 weeks, shaking once a day until the liquid turns a dark reddish brown.
Strain and transfer the infused alcohol into dropper bottles.
Enjoy 2-3 drops daily as an herbal supplement.