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- A medicinal drink, originally made from barley soaked in water; a herbal tea.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.]