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de·coc·tion

n 1  :  the act or process of boiling usu. in water so as to extract the flavor or active principle - compare INFUSION1b(1)    2 a  :  an extract or liquid preparation obtained by decocting  b  :  a liquid preparation made by boiling a medicinal plant with water usu. in the proportion of 5 parts of the drug to 100 parts of water .
 
 

 
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