Glycerin Macerates are extracts obtained by maceration of fresh plant buds, emerging shoots, seeds,
rootlets and saps in a solution of water, alcohol and glycerin. The raw material is taken at the peak
time of the plant’s annual germination (e.g. in the spring for buds or the autumn for seeds).
The Macerates are used as remedies in Gemmotherapy for healing a large range of acute and chronic
They work on cells’ and tissue level, first optimizing elimination, then working further to clean,
nourish, and restore the correct organ functions.
These extracts have a pleasant sweet aromatic taste and range in different colors from light golden
yellow to deep black.
In France, Belgium, Italy, Germany, they are popularly known as Glycerin Macerates.