Ancient Native North Americans claim cedar was the first tree in Creation and is one of the most powerful medicinal plants in the world. Cedar packs a very powerful punch when it comes to healing properties and has been used extensively by both herbalists and Natives alike for hundreds of years.
What’s so good about cedar leaf tea?
Cedar leaf tea has a pleasant taste and smell (always a good start)
Vitamin C is also an immune system booster which means that pine needle tea can help to fight illness and infections.
Helps reduce fevers
Has powerful expectorant properties relieving cough and bronchial conditions
Helps calm rheumatic pain
Cedar is a powerful antimicrobial
Will bring on delayed menstruation
Great for using leaves in your bath
Pick some cedar leaves and let them soak in boiling water on your stove to add a cedar aroma over the house
Cedar leaves are high in proanthocyanins compounds considered to be important for helping prevent cancer, plus contains anti-aging and cardiovascular health
IF YOU ARE PREGNANT DO NOT DRINK THIS TEA, it can abort your baby!
How to brew cedar leaf tea:
add cedar leaves to a tea pot
boil distilled water and pour into the teapot
simmer the tea for as long as you want (the longer, the stronger)
can add dash of lemon and/or some honey (if desired)