Pine needle tea recipe (don't drink if you are pregnant! Pine needle tea is associated with miscarriage and stillbirth.)
Pine needle tea. - High in Vitamin C, is an expectorant and decongestant
Sage is anti-hypertensive (lowers blood pressure), anti-diabetic (lowers blood sugar), anti-inflammatory (treats both gingivitis & rheumatoid arthritis) & anti-microbial. It helps cleanse your blood & may even help prevent Alzheimer's disease. It is anhidrotic (prevents perspiration) & can be used to dry milk during lactation. The thujone in its oil is an effective tx for salmonella & Candida (yeast infections). Ingesting sage extract makes one alert, calm & content for several.
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Pine needle tea contains 4-5 the amount of vitamin C as a glass of freshly squeezed orange juice. It’s also high in vitamin A, it thins mucus secretions, is a decongestant and can be used as an antiseptic wash when cooled. This makes pine needle tea incredible for cold and flu – and for boosting your immune system. Gathering Pitch Pine Needles
Weight lifting injuries - anti-inflammatory!! Fresh ginger tea can be made by simmering a one inch piece of sliced ginger for 15 minutes in 1 1/2 cups of water. Benefits include circulation enhancement, nausea relief, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, and anti-cancer properties.