Definition of Herb tea

1. Noun. Tea-like drink made of leaves of various herbs.

Exact synonyms: Herbal, Herbal Tea
Generic synonyms: Tea
Specialized synonyms: Tisane

Definition of Herb tea

1. Noun. A beverage (a tisane) made by steeping herbs (sometimes also includes other plants, such as spices), other than tea leaves, in hot water. Technically not a ''tea'' because it does not contain tea leaves. ¹

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Literary usage of Herb tea

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1. A Practical Dictionary of the English and German Languages by Felix Flügel (1874)
"... —tb,ee, m. tea of medicinal herb«, herb-tea; —trcr.f, m. decoction of herbs or simples; ... herbtea ..."

2. The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English: Or, Medicine by Ray Vaughn Pierce (1889)
"In doses of from twenty to sixty drops of the fluid extract, administered in a cup of warm water or herb-tea on going to bed, we have found it very ..."

3. The Family Receipt Book: Containing Eight Hundred Valuable Receipts in by Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell (1819)
"To make British herb tea. Take of hawthorn leaves, dried, two parts, sage and balm one part; mix these well together, and they will make an excellent and ..."

4. How Nature Cures: Comprising a New System of Hygiene; Also the Natural Food by Emmet Densmore (1892)
"... is scarcely of less importance than any which have been named before, and is: Administer to the patient an herb tea cathartic once in twenty-four hours ..."

5. The Woman Beautiful by Helen Follett Jameson (1901)
"... entirely arrested falling hair, and stimulated the growth of the new, is made of green tea and new garden- sage prepared as follows: HERB-TEA LOTION. ..."

6. The Gentleman's Magazine (1822)
"Sir, you used to drink herb-tea." " Pooh, you fool, Lord Howe has left the ship.'' Fero in Latin, signifies to bear or suffer, and it ought to be as much ..."

7. Every where by Will Carleton (1908)
"Your Swiss herb tea lias done more Kood than anything else; he is a well man. ... WICKES SWISS herb tea is the only known absolute, sure and unfailing cure ..."

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