Pine Tree Needles Tea
Pine Tree Needles Tea, so tasty, great benefits
Pine tree needle tea, Facts
Pine Needle Tea is refreshing drink that boosts the immune system
High in Vitamin C: One cup of pine needle tea contains more than 4 times the amount of Vitamin C found in a glass of orange juice.
High levels of Vitamin A: pine needles are a great source of Vitamin A, which is good for eyesight and immunity.
Expectorant properties: Pine tea can be used to ease chest congestion and alleviate sore throats.
Antioxidants: pine needles are also a great source of antioxidants, which protect your cells from free radicals.Refreshing taste: not surprisingly, the tea has a delightful, piney taste.
I am age 64 and have been drinking about 3 cups of pine needle tea every week, I like the way I feel now in my eyes, more relaxed feeling and not strained.
Is pine needle tea safe?
Yes and No, All depends on 2 things, you using right type pine needles and is your body allergy to
pine needles. Suggest you make a cup pf pine needle tea and test out, If okay, great if feeling any of pine tree allergy stop. Do not drink pine needle tea if you are pregnant or nursing.
Jeffery pine needles
If you count the needles on tree like has 3 in group, needles are 4 inches long, this site will tell you what tree you have.
Dangers of pin needle tea.
Some teas are poisonous or toxic. Avoid rfolk Pine (Australian Pine) Cypress or Yew tree, Ponderosa Pine, Common Juniper, Loblolly Pine, Monterey Pine, Lodgepole Pine, If you have any of these symptoms below it may be you are using wrong type pine needles or allergy to pine needles, You have, irritation in the mouth and throat, nausea, vomiting, inflamed patches on the skin, headaches, dizziness, diarrhoea.
How much pine needle tea is good for you
I personal like 3 cups a week but if you test and see its not hurting you
then yo can consume it once or twice a day only watch and not over do it.
Best way to make pine needle tea to keep all the benefit of tea
Cut the pine needles to 1/2 or what will fit your tea holder
Bring water to a boil in cup, or tea pot.
Add chopped needles tea holder and pour in boiling water.
Steep 3 to 15 minutes, to desired strength
Add a teaspoon two of lemon or honey. I love the tea with 1/2 spoon of honey.
Why you do not boil pine needles to make tea
Boiling breaks down vitamin C and release terpenes that make tea bitter.
Best way for most benefits, boil a kettle and pour over your pine needles.
What are the benefits of pine needle tea
For centuries, pine needles have been brewed around the world to create a nurturing tea.
It is Vitamin C that serves as an immune system supporter, most useful against colds and flu.
One cup of pine needle tea contains 4 times more than the amount of Vitamin C found in a glass of orange juice.
Vitamin A, which is good for eyesight and immunity.
Antioxidants: Great source of antioxidants, which protect your cells from free radicals
Flavonoids: A type of beneficial polyphenol, can help strengthen memory and the immune system and reduce inflammation.
Can you store pine needle tea
You can freeze the needles in freezer bags, or dry them for later use.
I have mine stored in a a sealed jar and 4 weeks still looking good. If you make tea
and store in in fridge will be good for 2 or 3 days only.
is pine needle tea fda approved?
Like a lot of our herbs that have been used for 1000s of
years, Pine needle tea has not been approved by the FDA for medical use.
How much caffeine is in pine needle tea
Lots of benefits, no caffeine
Will pine needle tea make you dizzy
Only if you are using wrong pine needles the toxic kind or you are allergy to pine needle tea.
Can kids drink pine needle tea
Yes but use caution, Just like adult test for problems, allergy?