Definition Of decoct

verb

extract the essence from (something) by heating or boiling it.

Extracts were prepared by decocting the dry herb with boiling water for 60 minutes.

Example Of decoct

  • Characteristically, these herbs are usually dry and contain volatile oils and should not be decocted for more than 15 minutes.

  • Extracts were prepared by decocting the dry herb with boiling water for 60 minutes.

  • First, decoct the tangerine peel and use the boiling water to infuse the tea.

  • Oil can be made of these by decocting them first in water.

  • One hundred grams of dried roots or flowers of P. ginseng were decocted with water until the volume was reduced by half.


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