Definition: A beverage made from an infusion (steeping) or decoction (boiling) of herbs other than camellia Sinensis.
Tisanes are also commonly known as "herbal teas," "herbal infusions" or "infusions," or "botanicals." They are not technically teas.
Common tisanes include chamomile, mint and rooibos. Some tisanes are blended with actual teas to create tea blends.
Also Known As: herbal tea, botanical, herbal infusion, infusion