Decoction

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Decoction

 

(also called apozem), a medicine in liquid form. A decoction is made by pouring cold water over pulverized medicinal plants, steeping the mixture over a water bath, and then straining.

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1985), olive leaf preparations such as aqueous decocts are used against gout and hypertension.
In this work we studied the biological potential of the roots, which are used in several countries as decocts or hot water extracts for the treatment of a number of conditions.
1994) described the anti-inflammatory activity for infusions and decocts of fresh and dry leaves but they did not observe an antinociceptive effect even at a dose of 300 mg/kg.