Birch Betula alba Essential Oil Information

Betula alba

Birch Essential Oil


Botanical Name

Alternative Names

Source Location

Plant part used


Betula alba

Birch Tar

Northern Hemisphere

Bark








Extraction Method

Color

Consistency

Aroma Strength


Dry distillation

 

 

Strong








Fragrance

Smoky-sweet, minty scent












Benefits

Muscle and joint discomfort; supports healthy circulation, skin and digestion














Blends Well With

Cardamom, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Clary Sage, Eucalyptus, Fir Needle, Frankincense, Ginger, Jasmine, Lavender, Lemon, Mint, Orange, Ravensara, Rosemary, Rosewood, Sandalwood, Spruce, Thyme, Vanilla, Vetiver














Constituents

Methyl salicylate













Properties

Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic, Antispasmodic, Disinfectant, Diuretic, Stimulant














Safety

Cleanse the liver often if using this oil for a prolonged time; be careful when using topically, it can be “hot”, do a skin patch test before using. Avoid in cases of epilepsy and pregnancy.










 

 







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