Most of us, getting into an excellent coniferous forest, begin to admire its beauty, inhale the wonderful aroma of trees and herbs, enjoy the magic that envelops the forest guest. But not everyone knows that pine needles can be used to make a delicious and fragrant drink - coniferous tea.
In our article, we will tell you about the useful properties of pine needle tea, as well as how to enhance its healing effect with the help of a unique natural resin – shilajit.
Useful properties of pine needle tea.
The inhabitants of Siberia know firsthand about the valuable properties of coniferous tea. People who live in difficult weather conditions, when warm weather rarely pampers them with their presence, often brew pine needles to make a great tea. The drink saves from various colds, helps to escape from a melancholy and bad mood. Tea also helps with other issues such as:
- Bronchitis, cough, runny nose;
- Poor memory, sclerosis;
- Bladder and kidney problems;
- Heart problems;
- Poor eyesight.
Tea, which is made from coniferous needles, allows you to keep a sober mind, it helps to slow down the aging process, heals the body.
Why do Siberians like to use shilajit with pine needle tea so much?
Coniferous tea has a lot of healing properties, let's highlight the main ones:
- Saturation of the body with vitamins A, B, and C, as well as useful minerals such as phosphorus, sodium, and calcium;
- Antioxidant effect affecting the production of red blood cells in the blood;
- Makes it possible to see better, helps with poor eyesight;
- The hair gets thicker, and the legs become less brittle and strong.
- Strengthening of immunity, excellent health.
Shilajit is a natural mixture of organic and inorganic, water-soluble substances that form in rock cracks, voids, niches in the form of growths of black, dark brown, and brown resin-like masses.
This unique natural resin has a restorative, anti-inflammatory, choleretic, bactericidal, regenerating, and antitoxic effect, has a positive effect on sexual function, improves the condition of the skin and hair. As you can see, many of the medicinal properties of Shilajit echo the beneficial properties of coniferous tea.
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, prevent the formation of cholesterol plaques, perfectly clean the blood.
A classic recipe of pine needle tea to drink with Shilajit.
For brewing coniferous tea, it is recommended to use the long and intact needles of a pine tree. It is advisable to take fresh needles, this will 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 needle 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!