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From Siberia With Health

Pine tree needle tea is quite a popular drink all over the world. There are different types of pine trees in the world. All of them have useful properties, however, it is the Siberian varieties (otherwise called Altai cedar trees) that are most effective. With the help of such a pine tree, ancestors of modern Siberians successfully treated a large number of ailments and made treats for their families and guests.

About the benefits of pine tree tea.

The main purpose of Pine tree needle tea is to cleanse the body and give you a boost of energy. It can have a strengthening effect, provides recuperation, and helps to cope with many bactericidal diseases. Siberian pine tree needles are rich in useful amino acids and phytoncides. It is for this reason that many people recommend walking through and breathing in the forests where it grows because it is very healthy.

Pine tree needles tea is also can have the following potential beneficial effects on the body:

Siberia is rich in ancient mysteries of nature that may never be known to man. The more valuable are the secrets that are already known and serve us today. One of these secrets is the ancient art of brewing coniferous tea, inherited from the shamans of the indigenous Siberian tribes.

Coniferous tea is a traditional drink of the inhabitants of the Siberian taiga, who are famous all over the world for their good health and longevity. Pine, spruce, fir needles contain vitamins and trace elements that strengthen the immune system in winter. In this article, you will learn about why white pine needle tea is considered one of the healthiest drinks in the world.

Siberian cedar is the oldest representative of the pine family. The tree is famous for its beauty and slimness. The love of this coniferous plant for sunlight is known. Being a long-lived pine, White Pine can reach the age of 400 years, although on average this figure is 200 - 250 years. Pinus sibirica begins to bear fruit only from the age of 15 - 40 with a sufficient amount of sunlight.

The healing properties of White Pine have been known for a long time. Due to the presence of biologically active substances in its composition, it is possible to successfully use this plant in the complex treatment of many diseases. Speaking of medicinal raw materials, it is worth noting that pine needles, resin (oleoresin), nuts, and their shells possess them. White Pine needles also have medicinal properties, and they bring the greatest benefit in the form of tea prepared according to old Siberian traditions.

Tea made from pine needles in combination with Shilajit is an excellent prevention of colds. Since coniferous components are a real storehouse of vitamin C, a drink made from needles and bark helps strengthen teeth and gums.

Coniferous tea is especially useful during colds and flu. Pine needles contain shikimic acid, combined with Shilajit, which has a powerful antiviral effect on the immune system and the human body as a whole. Coniferous tea and Shilajit, taken before bedtime, may prevent the formation of cholesterol.

A classic recipe of pine needle tea to drink with Shilajit.

For brewing coniferous tea, it is recommended to use the needles of a pine tree, member of white pine family. It will also make the taste of the drink much richer.

Next, you need to cut the pine needles into small pieces. Pour a tablespoon of fragrant pine tea into the cup, pour boiling water for 20 minutes. After the decoction, you need to strain, add a spoonful of honey, taking the necessary dose of Shilajit (no more than 0.25 g. 2 times a day) and ... enjoy the delicious taste of godlike tea!

There is also a ready-made tea from Altai pine needles in powder form. All you need is just dilute it in boiled water, stir thoroughly and let it brew a little.

Despite the amazing healing properties of Shilajit, not everyone likes the specific taste of this natural resin. The pine needle tea prepared according to this recipe will allow you to "drown out" the bitter taste of Shilajit and enjoy the power of Siberia!

The whole range of useful features of pine needle tea has long been revealed by the inhabitants of Siberia. Since ancient times, the locals have been constantly looking for a way to keep warm and a strong infusion of needles of coniferous trees came to their aid. The raw material for the remedy grows right on trees in all regions of Siberia, and the magic tea itself helps to protect against colds, depression and just a bad mood.

The main benefits of pine needle tea.

Correctly brewed coniferous tea contributes to the renewal of the body, improves concentration and halts the aging process. All this is possible due to the healing properties of the pine needle drink:

  • Strengthening of tooth enamel and gums;
  • Increase in the production of red blood cells. The infusion improves the quality of blood, prevents the formation of blood clots;
  • Enrichment of the body with a whole complex of vitamins from groups A, B, C. The needles contain a percentage of phosphorus, sodium and calcium;
  • Improving the quality of the skin. The skin becomes firmer, more elastic and looks rested. After a couple of cups of the drink, bruises under the eyes will disappear;
  • Strengthening the immune system. An irreplaceable property, especially in winter or during flu epidemics. What's more, the shikimic acid found in conifers is the main ingredient for most antiviral drugs.

The height of an adult Siberian pine tree can be 44 m, but usually, it does not exceed 35 m. In an old tree, the trunk girth sometimes reaches 2 m. The lifetime of Siberian pines may slightly exceed 500 years.

The length of the dark green needles of Siberian pines is sometimes equal to 0.14 m. Needles form bundles, each of which has strictly 5 needles. The root system is quite short: it is formed from rod roots with intensive branching.

Pinus Sibirica blooms in the middle of summer. The time of collecting cones falls in August and in the first days of September. The collected tree seeds can be stored in a proper conditions for a maximum of 10-12 months.

Siberian pine is characterized by the formation of a dense crown in the form of a sharp cone. As the tree matures, it becomes wider. The smooth bark is initially colored gray, later it acquires a gray-brown color and is covered with furrows. Young shoots have a thickness of 0.6-0.7 cm, are colored in a light brown tone, and are covered with thick red hair. The buds of this tree do not contain resin, they reach 0.6-1 cm in length.

The needles can last on the branches for 2-3 years. Direct cones are shaped like an egg or elongated in length. Pines begin to bear cones in the second year after flowering.

The mature cone reaches a length of 0.06-0.13 m, it is characterized by tightly pressed scales, the shields on which are thickened. There may be 30-150 seeds in the cone. The peak of fruiting (falling of cones) falls in August and early autumn. Under favorable conditions, 1000-1500 cones can fall from a large pine tree.

What natural products contain suramin?

The richest sources of life-giving suramin today are conifers growing in ecologically clean regions of Siberia. Many generations of locals strengthen their immunity with the help of natural teas from:

  • Pine tree cones

Tea made from pine cones is a real treasure of useful substances. This tea helps with vascular and heart diseases. It also helps to normalize the functioning of the nervous system and gastrointestinal tract. In Russia, such tea was used to fight hangovers and binge drinking. It is generally accepted that if you inhale pine vapors, you will immediately manifest an aversion to alcohol.

Today, many doctors also advise patients with oncology and diabetic ulcers to regularly take pine cone tea.

  • Spruce and Siberian pine fir needles.

Due to the high content of suramin, tea with pine needles is not only a method for treating diseases, it is effective for preventive purposes. Due to its high content of vitamin C, it is useful for the prevention of scurvy. In the cold season, spruce tea reliably protects against influenza, since the needles of needles contain shikimic acid.