Audrey's Pine Needle Tea
Please check with your doctor before drinking this tea.
Recipe type: Tea
  • 2 Gallons of Clean Water
  • Large Coffee Can of Eastern Pine Tree Needles cut into 1" lengths.
  • 20 to 25 Star Anise
  • 2 Tablespoons Cardamom
  • 2 Tablespoons Fennel Seeds
  1. Bring water to a boil, turn off.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and let sit for 20 minutes.
  3. Re-heat and simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. Cool, strain, bottle, and refrigerate.
  5. Make certain you strain; you don't want to swallow any pine needles!
Recipe by Make Healthier Choices at