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pine

What it is:  Additive
coniferous trees native to most of the Northern Hemisphere. Some species have large seeds, called pine nuts. The soft, moist, white inner bark found clinging to the woody outer bark is edible and very high in vitamins A and C. It can be eaten raw in slices as a snack or dried and ground up into a powder for use as a thickener in stews, soups, and other foods, such as pine bread. A tea made by steeping young, green pine needles in boiling water (known as "tallstrunt" in Sweden) is high in vitamins A and C.
Further reading:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pine