This DIY recipe for pine needle syrup is among the most popular natural remedies for the treatment of lung inflammation and for relieving symptoms associated with bronchitis, pneumonia, and other respiratory issues. This concoction is easy to make and very practical, that is, you can drink it on its own or add it to tea or some other healthy and warm beverage.
The syrup has a mint-like and fresh taste and it is all-natural. This being said, the next time you are down with a terrible cough and runny nose, make sure you have it by your side. Continue reading the article to see the details of the recipe.
DIY Pine Needle Syrup
You will need the following ingredients:
¼ cup of foraged pine needles
½ cup of water
½ cup of cane sugar or organic honey
First, boil the water together with pine needles for 70 to 10 minutes. Once the water darkens and the needles have browned, turn off the heat. Strain the content in a saucepan.
Add the honey. Bring it to boil on medium heat until the texture becomes syrupy-like. Transfer the content into a jar and wait for it to cool down. Close it and store it in the fridge.
Take a spoon of the remedy to clear out the lungs and sinuses or add it to your morning cup of tea or warm water.
What Are the Benefits of Pine Needles?
Pine needles are often used as a natural remedy thanks to their praised anti-inflammatory advantages. Their other health advantages include reduction of high blood pressure and antibacterial properties that can be of aid in the fight against Candida.
Thanks to the honey present in this remedy, you will alleviate the coughing and soothe the respiratory tract.