FERAL By Nicolas Querques 

2 Division St,  Acton, Ontario

Cell: 519-731-1570

Email: nick@querques.com

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SITE DESIGN BY NICOLAS QUERQUES 2019

Contact for Quote for Foraging Pine Needles 519.731.1570 (nick@querques.com)

 

 Pine needles have a herbal, fresh, and yes, pine-like flavor

 

Pine needle tea is made from real pine trees and has been around for ages. Pine needles are rich in vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin A, an antioxidant beta-carotene, thiamin, riboflavin.

 

The tea has a long history of relieving arthritis pain, muscle aches, and soreness.  Centuries ago pine needles were even put in mattresses to aid in rheumatic ailments.  It’s also been known for its acute remedial qualities for bronchitis, especially effective in thick mucus producing congestion and respiratory infections.  Painful throat irritation is also reduced at the ingesting of a slow warm tea.

Pine Needles (White Pine)

  • The more fresh and alive they are, the better. To brew, put about 1/3 of a cup of needles into a cup of hot water, cover, and steep for about 15-20 minutes.  Then sweeten with honey taste if you desire.