Dreaming with Spruce: Practical Medicine Making for Winter

Many people may have the medicine they need in their living room (or some other festive place) right now… In this video I walk you through making a strengthening and lung-toning tea with Spruce!

Spruce is antiviral, antimicrobial, antibacterial, and an excellent lung support and expectorant. So, before you toss out your Christmas tree, gather some needles (as many as you can store) and make some medicine. There’s a reason why many of our ancestors brought this magical being indoors… well before she became associated with Christmas.

To learn more about Spruce’s spirit, medicine, folklore, and to experience a guided journey with her you can also read Dreaming with Spruce: A Tree Spirit Short Read. Sip some tea and dream away with Spruce to discover what she has to share with you.

Members of the Pinaceae (Pine) family share similar medicine so if you don’t have a Spruce tree, don’t worry! Find out what kind of tree you have and go from there. And, of course, if you don’t celebrate Christmas you can still dream with Spruce! If one grows near you start by connecting with that tree and ask if you can gather some needles to make tea.

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*The information shared in this post is not intended as medical advice or diagnosis.

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