What is another word for decoct?

1689 synonyms found


[ dɪkˈɒkt], [ dɪkˈɒkt], [ d_ɪ_k_ˈɒ_k_t]

The word decoct refers to the process of boiling down a liquid, typically a medicinal herb, to extract its active properties. There are many synonyms for the word decoct, including brew, infuse, steep, and simmer. Each of these words can be used interchangeably with decoct to describe the same process of extracting the essential components of a plant or herb through boiling or steeping. Other synonyms for decoct include reduce, distill, concentrate, and intensify. Whatever word you choose to describe the process of decocting, it is clear that this ancient method of extracting the medicinal properties of plants remains relevant today.

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How to use "Decoct" in context?

The word "decoct" typically refers to a process of extracting a desired compound from a plant or other source material by boiling the material in water or other solvent and then removing the oils and other volatiles with a vacuum. Decoction can also refer to a medicinal orspiritual infusion. In the culinary world, decoctions are used most commonly to make herbal teas.

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