Tinctures are to be Consumed 30 minutes before each meal. The suggested dose for adults is a 1/2 teaspoon to start, but can be 1 teaspoon. Add to juice, water, or take it as is. Alternatively, it can be added to hot tea, allowing it to sit for 5-10 minutes before consumption. You may take multiple tinctures at once. Simply combine in a glass. Do not consume herbs while you are operating machinery, driving, or pregnant.