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Code Information - Infusion

Code:
INFSN

Name:
Infusion

Description:
An "infusion" means an aqueous extract obtained by pouring water onto herbal material and allowing it to stand before decanting, straining or filtering. Usually, boiling water is used on herbal material that does not include hard or wood parts and the mixture stands for 10-15 minutes. (Compare with a "decoction"). Ethanol and glycerol are often used as preservatives.