Herbal tea

beverage made from the infusion or decoction of herbs, spices, or other plant material in hot water

Herbal teas—less commonly[1] called tisanes (UK and US /tɪˈzæn/, US also /tɪˈzɑːn/)[2]—are beverages made from the infusion or decoction of herbs, spices, or other plant material in hot water.

Cup of herbal tea

The term "herbal tea" is often used to show the difference between true teas (e.g., black, green, white, yellow, oolong) which are made from Camellia sinensis.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Google Ngram Viewer". Retrieved 2018-05-29.
  2. "Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary". Dictionary.cambridge.org. 2018-05-23. Retrieved 2018-05-29.