Can you pls tell me if the alcohol in Homeopathic or Herbal remedies is from Grape or another source?

Are all the liquid remedies based on alcohol or some water, and how to know which are which?

thanks very much!


Dear Alan,
         I'm sorry but I am not sure about the source of the alcohol used in the preparation of homeopathic medicines. This is something that only the manufacturer will know. Unfortunately, the source isn't mentioned on any of their bottles. All the powders and tablets use milk sugar as their vehicle, whereas, all the liquids are alcohol-based. Thank you.


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