1. (medical) decoction; infusion
Wikipedia definition
2. DecoctionDecoction is a method of extraction, by boiling, of dissolved chemicals, or herbal or plant material, which may include stems, roots, bark and rhizomes. Decoction involves first mashing, and then boiling in water to extract oils, volatile organic compounds, and other chemical substances. The process can also be applied to meats and vegetables to prepare bouillon or stock. A decoction is also the name for the resulting liquid.
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