Here's the easiest explanation I know:

Tea: Boiled water + leaves and/or twigs from the Camellia Sinensis plant.

Tisane: Boiled water + leaves/flowers/twigs/bark/roots of any other plant.

If the bits in the boiled water aren't Camellia Sinensis, then what you're drinking is not tea. It's a tisane.


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