Nature's Answer begins with organic alcohol regardless of whether the final product contains alcohol or not. After finishing the first step in the plant extraction, we perform an additional step to remove the alcohol. This is done by utilizing a proprietary cold extraction process called Bio-Chelation . Bio-Chelation describes the cold process vacuum distillation method, which removes all the alcohol initially used to obtain the good herbal extract. It is important to note that a cold extraction process , as opposed to a heat extraction process, helps maintain the full spectrum, or Holistic Balance TM of the plant's constituents in the final product. The end-result is an alcohol-free extract containing the essential properties of the complete herb in a base of vegetable glycerin and water. (Vegetable glycerin is used because it can help to bind certain plant constituents, is natural to the body, easily absorbed, tastes sweet without affecting blood sugar levels, and acts as a good solvent and carrier for the plant constituents) .