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Code Information - Decoction

Code:
DEC

Name:
Decoction

Description:
A "decoction" means an aqueous extract obtained by boiling the herbal material, which is usually hard plant parts such as roots, bark and woody fruits, and decanting, straining or filtering to separate the fluid. (Compare with "infusion".) Ethanol and glycerol are often used as preservatives.