As nouns the difference between medicinal and infusion
is that medicinal
is any plant that can be used for medicinal purposes while infusion
is a product consisting of a liquid which has had other ingredients steeped in it to extract useful qualities.
As an adjective medicinal
is having the properties of medicine, or pertaining to medicine; medical.
Having the properties of medicine, or pertaining to medicine; medical.
Tending or used to cure disease or relieve pain.
Tasting like medicine; particularly of sweetish artificial flavours similar to cherry, almond or licorice.
Any plant that can be used for medicinal purposes.
A product consisting of a liquid which has had other ingredients steeped in it to extract useful qualities.
The act of steeping or soaking a substance in liquid so as to extract medicinal or herbal qualities.
The act of installing a quality into a person.
* 1602 : , act V scene 1
- An extract of rooibos and chamomile makes a refreshing infusion .
(obsolete) The act of dipping into a fluid.
- [...] but in the verity of extolment / I take him to be a soul of great article and his infusion / of such dearth and rareness as, to make true diction of / him, his semblable in his mirror, and who else would / trace him, his umbrage, nothing more.