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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

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.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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