don't consume straight from the container. roots apothecary herbal tinctures are highly concentrated and still contain approx 30% alcohol from the extraction process. dilute 2mL (2 droppers full) with at least 4oz of water. recommended to use twice daily with or without food. weave into your daily routine where you're most likely to establish consistency. the benefits of adaptogens like ashwagandha increase with consistent use.