Four Trees with Surprising Health Benefits you can find in New Jersey

Four Trees with Surprising Health Benefits you can find in New Jersey

By Shannon, Posted in Wellness

It’s no surprise that New Jersey gardens are always evolving. The aesthetics of landscapes increase even more in spring. An astounding array of trees, with their distinctive colors, foliage and size have become the source of attention and a fine way of seeking refuge from undesirable bangs and sights.

These trees are a perfect investment for the future of our planet. We are always striving to stay in touch and informed about the greens around us. So in honor of our darling customers and the dear planet, we are touching on the 4 trees that pose surprising health benefits to the human race and can be easily found in your yard or nearby park or forest. All of these trees grow throughout the North East and have surprising health benefits.


Gingko trees, commonly termed as maidenhair trees, are the only existing species of its division. Its sumptuous crown and lofty height are the common identifiers.

Ginkgo is used to enhance memory and cure various nervous disorders due to its high antioxidant content. It fights inflammatory conditions, including arthritis, cancer, heart diseases, IBD, and stroke. It improves blood circulation and opens the obstructed channels to treat diseases associated with the kidney, brain, liver, and lungs.

Apart from improving brain activity, ginkgo helps with dementia, psychiatric disorders, anxiety, depression, headache, migraine, asthma, COPD, vertigo, and sexual dysfunctioning.


Birch trees are a symbol of supreme purity. Its distinctive silver bark has earned it the title of silver birch or white birch. Its presence alone in the garden purifies the field for the forthcoming yield.

Birch sap is gaining popularity due to its amazing health benefits. It is high in vitamin C so it induces the production of collagen and hydrates your skin when applied topically. The polyphenols in birch sap help reduce the free radical count in the body and protect us from Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, diabetes type II, certain types of cancers, and heart diseases.

The unique taste, low-calorie count, and astounding mineral content in birch allow us to try it by all means to purify the blood, irrigate the urinary tract to flush out toxins, and treat inflammatory conditions like arthritis and rashes.


Sassafras is a medium-sized dioecious tree. All the parts of the Sassafras tree are utilized somehow to attain its medicinal benefits.

Sassafras boosts the weakened immune system, purifies the blood, clears blurred vision, and treats sprain. It is also well-known for supporting the treatment of gout, bronchitis, syphilis, urinary tract infections, hypertension, arthritis, inflammation of nasal passage, and cancer.

White Pine

White pine is the tree of peace. Its tall trunk, clustered leaves, and cones containing seeds are the perfect identification markers.

The needles of white pine cones are high in vitamin C so they can bolster the immune system and can be a great support for the common cold, sore throat, and cough. They are used to treat scurvy, skin issues (such as rashes, burns, wounds, and boils), erectile dysfunction, boosts brain functioning, high blood sugar, and inflammation.

White Pine - the tree of peace