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Making herbal formulas


Post Sat Jun 30, 2018 3:42 am

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How do i calculate a herbal formula by grams if i do 100 grams of herb with herbs shown in percentages. For example a herbal formula containing 7 herbs in percentages
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Post Sat Jun 30, 2018 11:59 pm
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Just multiply the number of grams of the final product you want by the percentage as a decimal.

20% of 100 grams is .2 X 100 or 20 grams. Same math can be used for any volume desired.

Post Wed Dec 05, 2018 12:07 am

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When i weigh the herbs on a scale in a quart jar i add 20 grams then tare add another 20 then continue this process until i have 100 grams?.

Post Thu Dec 06, 2018 2:31 pm
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That would be the safest way.


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