For love-potions, decoctions of rosemary were much employed.
Even their wines were often impregnated with decoctions of flowers.
That will be better medicine, than all the herbs and decoctions known to our art.
One of the above mordants is followed by a bath made by mixing equal parts of the decoctions of logwood, fustic, and Brazil-wood.
The concentrated infusions and decoctions being usually weak tinctures, may be filtered in the same way as the latter.
The use of drugs in decoctions is less likely to be merely superstitious.
For roundworms he recommended especially a decoction of artemisia maritima, coriander seeds, and decoctions of thyme.
For diarrhea red pepper and decoctions of blackberry root and of pine leave were given.
Decoctions of flaxseed, slippery elm, acacia, etc. are suitable demulcents and protectives.
Decoctions of Brazil wood (chiefly), brightened with alum or solution of tin; the red ochres; and, sometimes, red lake.