Sweet Birch Bark Essential Oil
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Botanical Name: Betula lenta
Method of Production: Steam Distillation
Blends With: Sweeter citruses, herbs and woody oils, and spice oils.
Description: Sweet Birch Essential Oil has a slightly sweet aroma reminiscent of rootbeer. Native Americans used birch leaves and dried bark as a tea to relieve aches and pains, cramps, colds, congestion, and fevers. The essential oil from the bark has been used for gout, inflammation, muscle and joint aches, and pain. Russians have used birch leaves in steam baths since recorded history. Birch essential oil's properties are uplifting, aid in calming inflammation numb pain soothes spasms, cleanses, and purifies. Thanks to an active principle similar to cortisone, it’s beneficial for bone, muscle, and joint discomfort as well.