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Tree Teas are a Good Source of Vitamin C

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Spruce trees

The other day I wrote a blog on Pine Trees, How to Eat One. In the article, I discuss making tea from pine needles. This is a tea that is heavy with vitamin C and the pine has other uses as well.

One thing that was pointed out was that certain types of pine tree (Ponderosa, Norfolk Island and Yew) have some toxic properties and you should not make tea from them. As a result of this article, I received emails asking about other types of trees and if you could make tree teas from their needles or leaves.…

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