Spruce tips are collected in spring when they contain extreme quantities of vitamin C, that is a strong booster to our immune system.
100g of freeze dried spruce tip powder consists 191mg of vitamin C
A tasty tea can be made out of spruce tips — 0,5 tsp per glass of water, brew for 5 minutes. Slightly sour spruce tips taste wonderful with honey. Hot steam from the spruce tip tea can also be used for inhalation. To make a bath with a refreshing aroma add spruce tips to the bathwater. Spruce tips are a valuable ingredient in making smoothies as well as seasoning meat and fish dishes. The recommended daily consumption of spruce tip powder is 1-2 teaspoon per day. Herbal teas should be consumed 2-3 cups every day for three weeks in a row.