Already centuries ago Native Americans appreciated tea from pine buds for its healing properties. Nowadays it is mainly used to reduce anxiety. It is high in Vitamin A, Vitamin B, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, and Vitamin K, contains Omega-3 and Omega 6 fatty acids and valuable minerals. Pine bud is also recommended for menopause, digestive problems, flu, urethritis, lung disease, and to suppress appetite. In addition, it is a strong antioxidant. Pine bud powder is antibacterial and ideal for aroma therapy and herbal baths. Pine does not contain gluten and its buds are therefore often used in gluten-free recipes. Such dishes are a healthy alternative for people allergic to wheat or prone to digestive discomfort. Pine bud powder is ideal for making a tea, mixing into smoothies, juices, breakfast cereals. It is also used in meat dishes, marinades and sauces, or seasoning fish.