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DECOCTION, med. jurisp. The operation of boiling certain ingredients in a fluid, for the purpose of extracting the parts soluble at that temperature. Decoction also means the product of this operation.
     2. In a case in which the indictment charged the prisoner with having administered to a woman a decoction of a certain shrub called savin, it appeared that the prisoner had administered an infusion (q.v.) and not a decoction; the prisoner's counsel insisted that he was entitled to an acquittal, on the ground that the medicine was misdescribed, but it was held that infusion and decoction are ejusdem generis, and that the variance was immaterial. 3 Camp. R. 74, 75.

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Name of the Reference Herbarium Extraction methods/ herb accession decoctions used number Rose water 10 DCHM/23 Aqueous water distillate.
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However, it has to be borne in mind that the traditional medicinal decoctions were always prepared using water--either lukewarm or boiled.
In some cases, a decoction was taken orally; decoction was prepared by boiling whole plant or plant part in water till the volume of water has been reduced by at least 50%.
2% (55/56) of studies showed that there was no significant statistical difference between granules and decoctions of Chinese herbal medicine for their effectiveness.
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Additives were occasionally added to decoctions or juices obtained from macerated plant parts to make it more palatable or add to the therapeutic efficiency.
While acupuncture is the best-known Chinese medical modality in the West, in China, internally administered multi-ingredient, water-based decoctions are overwhelmingly the main modality.
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Decoctions made from the bark of chokecherry trees were used to wash puncture wounds and lacerations.