A tisane made with rosemary.
Tisane, often spelled ptisan, is a beverage made of an infusion of dried herbs often used for medicinal purposes.
An example of a tisane is a herbal tea made of herbs and crushed barley.
a beverage made by steeping herbs, spices, roots, etc. in hot or boiling water, sometimes drunk for medicinal purposes; herb tea
Origin of tisaneMiddle English tysane, drink made by boiling barley with water and other ingredients ; from Middle French tisane; from Vulgar Latin tisana, for Classical Latin ptisana, barley groats, drink made from barley groats ; from Classical Greek ptisan?, peeled barley ; from ptissein, to peel ; from Indo-European base an unverified form pis-, to crush from source Classical Latin pinsere, to beat, crush
An herbal infusion or similar preparation drunk as a beverage or for its mildly medicinal effect.
Origin of tisaneFrench, barley water, from Old French, from Latin ptisana, tisana; see ptisan.
- A medicinal drink, originally made from barley soaked in water; a herbal tea. [from 14th c.]