Herbal teas, which tea experts term Tisanes (a French word for "herbal infusion"), are usually dried flowers, fruits or herbs steeped in boiling water (no actual tea leaves are included). Virtually any flower, fruit or herb that can be steeped in water and ingested can become a tisane.
Health benefits of tisane / herbal tea differs from each blend. As the benefits are associated with the ingredients in the blend. Chamomile tea is calming, Digestive Mantra can aid digestion, etc.
ARE HERBAL TEA AND TISANE THE SAME ?
Yes, both are blends made without using tea leaves (Camellia sinensis).