Japanese Domestic Pine Needle Tea Set of 2 x 100g (100% Japanese dried pine needle) by Nakajima Seiyaku
Japanese Domestic Pine Needle Tea
Our Pine Needle Tea is made from carefully selected Japanese dried pine needle and has undergone strict quality control procedures by our skilled craftsmen.
We are paying attention to the production area, quality, and safety of our product. So please enjoy our domestically produced dried pine needle without worry.
What is pine needle?
The pine needle grow naturally in various areas of Japan and has been popular since ancient times. It can be proven by the pine needle's appearance in ukiyo-e prints, kimono patterns, and family crests.
It is said that the medicinal benefit of pine needle has been recognized in China for a long time and the record was found in 500 years old Chinese medicine books. There is also a legend said that hermits ate them as an elixir for longevity.
Pine Needle’s Nutrition Information
Pine needle, has been used as a herbal medicine for a long time, contains rich nutritional components. Such as:
- Terpene essential oil (alpha pinene)
- Minerals (Calcium, Iron, etc)
Find Out More About Pine Needle Tea Nutrition and Benefits here:
Pine Needle Tea: All You Need to Know, From Benefits to How to Make
Pine needle tea has been known for its many health benefits since a long time ago. However, there are still many common misconceptions about it. This article provide every facts and information that you need to know about Pine Needle Tea, from benefits to side effects, even how to make it.
How to brew pine needle tea
There are two ways to brew pine needle tea: brewing in a pot or kettle and brewing in a kyūsu or japanese traditional tea pot.
Brewing in a pot or kettle
- ・Pine Needle Tea
- 10g (About 2.5 tablespoon)
Step by step
- Put 10gr of dried pine needle and about 1L of water in a pot and heat to a boil.
- When the water boils, simmer over low heat for about 10 minutes.
- Turn off the heat and strain the leaves with a tea strainer.
- The pine needle tea is ready. You can adjust the boiling time to your liking.
** When brewing in a kettle, put the dried leaves into a tea bag for easier cleansing.
Brewing in a kyūsu (Japanese Traditional Tea Pot)
- ・Pine Needle Tea
- 15g(Around 3 tablespoon)
Step by step
- Put about 15gr of dried pine needle in a kyūsu and pour boiling water.
- Leave it for 3 to 4 minutes. You can adjust the time, and enjoy the tea once the taste is to your liking.
How to use Dried Pine Needle as Bath Salt
Dried pine needle commonly used as Bath Salt in Japan. Here is how to use the dried pine needle as part of your bath routine:
- Put 30g of dried pine needle (about 7.5 tablespoons) in a large tea pack,
- Let it simmer for a while,
- Then put it in your bathtub
The pine needle contain essential oils that improve your body circulation system. And the gentle scent of pine needle is said to have benefit of relieving fatigue and relaxing.
About Nakajima Seiyaku
Nakajima Seiyaku was established in Kyoto,1887 under the name of "Nakajima Chinese Medicine Store".
Our experienced staff carefully examines each raw materials and selects them by hand, with the first priority to "use good materials and finish them carefully".
We believe that a product’s safety, taste intensity, and beauty of appearance vary greatly depending on the place of origin and the manufacturer. Therefore Nakajima Seiyaku commits to use 100% domestic ingredients.
Since our establishment, we cherish our trustworthy relationship with our manufacturer and networks with only using high quality domestic raw materials for our product.
|Product Name||Japanese Domestic Pine Needle Tea by Nakajima Seiyaku|
|Raw Materials||Japanese Domestic Pine Needle Leaves|
|Nett. Weight||100g x 2 bags|
|Store Direction||Avoid direct sunlight and store at room temperature.|
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