How to Make Winter Spruce Tea
"Did you know your yard is probably filled with plants you didn’t realize were edible?
Spruces and pines have been used as a food source by native peoples for centuries, providing sustenance in the lean months of winter. They’re a valuable source of vitamin C.
Spruce and pine tea are often used as a remedy for respiratory ailments, and they also contain large amounts of shikimic acid."
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