herbal liquor

herbal liquor

Chinese medicine
A therapeutic preparation in which chopped herbs are placed in alcohol (e.g., brandy, rum, vodka) and allowed to steep for three months to a year. Herbal liquors are believed to allow virtually complete extraction of a herb’s energies and essences, and form the basis of many of the tonics used in Chinese medicine.
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