We use 500mL & 1L stock bottles because most of the dispensing rates of 5mL TID is approximately 100mL per week. This is the standard dosing for a 1:5 tincture in the
Eclectic Medical tradition.
A 500mL bottle is 5 weeks which is often the least amount of time to know that the product will work. It may take several rounds of 5 weeks to transform the patient’s condition.
Formulas for acute conditions can be dispensed by the practitioner in 100mL or 250mL bottles in their office. We have graduated cylinders & small empty bottles for practitioners to order so that they may also compound & dispense tinctures in their offices.