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What is Pine Needle Tea?

Posted by Martin Birkhead on

Pine Needle Tea is a form of tea produced from the leaves of pine trees; our own tea is created from the young dry leaves of pine trees harvested from the remote forests of Romania. The tea has a pleasant taste and smell. It is also rich in Vitamin C, in fact it has five times the concentration of Vitamin C that is found in lemons, which help fight illness and boost the immune system. You can also find high levels of Vitamin A, great for growth and development, helping he immune system as well as eyesight. Furthermore, pine needles do not contain caffeine.

Pine Needle Tea



History of Pine Needle Tea.

The history of pine needle tea spans several continents, a preferred drink in Korea as well as the USA and as there are several hundred varieties of pines therefore the variants of pine needle teas are too. In fact, pine needle tea has been consumed for centuries with sailors in the eighteenth and nineteenth century drinking it to combat scurvy.

Preparing your Pine Needle Tea.

How to brew your Pine Needle Tea. Using a tea infuser or teapot use 2 to 3 grammes depending on your preferred taste. Pour boiling water that has been left for two minutes to sit over the leaves. All the leaves to steep for ten to twenty minutes. Tea can be consumed as it is or you can add a touch of honey or lemon to taste.

You might also be interested in our Dandelion Coffee a rich and caffeine free alternative to coffee.

Shopping for Pine Needle Tea.

Here at The UK Loose Leaf Tea Company, you can purchase Pine Needle Tea, and have it delivered direct to your doorstop, you can purchase as little as 100g and up to 1000g packs all supplied in environmentally friendly packaging. In fact, if you already shop with us, why not considering adding some to your existing tea order, we are sure you will not be disappointed with this great tasting and health benefiting beverage. Once you have tried it, we would also love to hear your thoughts.

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