Glossary of Magical Terms, Herbal Lore

What is an Infusion

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By Morningbird

An infusion is water or oil in which plants have been steeped so that the menstruum becomes infused with plant goodness.

Most often, the liquid is hot or boiling when it is poured over the herbs. The herbs are then allowed to steep until the desired strength of flavor is achieved.

Water infusions are often called tea or tisane.

Written by Morningbird & Witchipedia Team

I have been practicing magick alone and with family and friends for over 30 years. As a founder and lead writer on Witchipedia, I’ve been publishing articles since 2006.

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