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This delightful tea is great to drink because of its vitamin C (which is about 400 mg or more) and vitamin A ( which helps vision, skin and hair regeneration, and cell reproduction). Some of its creat uses help with you with cancer, a cold, scurvy, sclerosis, the flu, a digestive aid, an alternate for caffeine, weight loss, aging, urinary infections, kidney stone, and so much more (for more info see http://www.greenchedy.com/herbal-teas/health-benefits-pine-needle-tea/ ).
 
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Step 1: Tools And Ingredients

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You will need:
A pot

Tuffs of WHITE PINE NEEDLES or other non lethal pine needles. (The white pine needles usually comes in tuff of 5, see picture)

Water

A cutting board and a knife (optional)

And some thing to remove the needles from the tea

Step 2: Time To Make

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Boil the water. While the water is boiling, separate the pine needles from the twigs cut off brown buds and chop into about 1/4" pieces. Once the water is at full boil remove from heat the put the pine needle pieces in the water and stir and let sit for five-ten minutes

Step 3: Serve

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Use your strainer to remove any pine needles (if theres any left over use a spoon to get it out). If you want you can ad sugar. Serve and enjoy!
jbaily (author) 11 months ago
About 2 cups of water and i grabbed 10 tuffs but you can use more, thanks for reading!
wallm11 months ago
hate to screw around and expermiment with something i probably might not like.
Serving for two:
how many cups of water?
how many tufts of 5?

THanks!!