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A solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance, such as a [[herb]], in water. Boiling water is often used because more of the solutes are extracted from your substance.
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An '''infusion''' is a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance, such as a [[herb]], in water. Boiling water is often used because more of the solutes are extracted from your substance.
   
 
Substances used in infusions are often contain relaxants, stimulants, carminatives, or other properties beneficial (or not so beneficial!) to your health.
 
Substances used in infusions are often contain relaxants, stimulants, carminatives, or other properties beneficial (or not so beneficial!) to your health.

Revision as of 16:58, 2 May 2006

An infusion is a solution obtained by steeping or soaking a substance, such as a herb, in water. Boiling water is often used because more of the solutes are extracted from your substance.

Substances used in infusions are often contain relaxants, stimulants, carminatives, or other properties beneficial (or not so beneficial!) to your health.