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Birch Sweet

Betula lenta

Sweet Birch oil has a sweet, spicy, minty, wintergreen-chewing gum aroma.

The quality of this oil is quite amazing and is a bit more complex than the typical birch oil. It has an invigorating, even rousing effect on the spirits.

*Should only be used by experienced and trained professionals.

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Botanical Name: Betula lenta

Method of extraction: Steam distillation

Part of plant used: Bark

Country of Origin: USA

Class: Salicylate ester

Typical Main Constituent

Methyl salicylate – 99%

Description: It has a sweet, spicy and minty, wintergreen chewing gum aroma. This true birch oil is expensive because the bark has to be macerated and soaked in warm water for 10-12 hours minimum before it can be distilled. The yield is very low and the oil is more difficult technically to collect from the distillation because its more dense than water and so the oil layer sinks to the bottom of the collection apparatus instead of floating on top like most essential oils.  Our supplier believes that this is the only authentic birch oil produced on the market today.  Only to be used by experianced professiolal:Can be useful as an anti-depressant/ stimulant. Has analgesic and anti-spasmodic; anti-septic and disinfectant properties along with anti-rheumatic and anti-arthritic; and as a detoxifier and depurative.

Actions: Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic, Analgesic,  Febrifuge, Diuretic

 

Aromatherapy/Home Use: – None really this is a very strong oil, that is toxic when levels build up in the body.

Muscle & Skeletal System: Muscular Pain, Poor circulation, Arthritis & Rheumatism, Cellulitis & Edema.  Can be used in shifting accumulated Toxins and after high energy sport.

Safety Data: This is a powerful oil which can be toxic and may irritate sensitive skin so needs to be well diluted before being used on skin. Must be used with extreme care. Pregnant women, children and elderly should not use this oil.

Major Constituent
Methyl salicylate – 99.85%

Batch# Birc/53033

 

General Essential Oil Safety Recommendations

  • Do not take essential oils internally unless under advisement by a qualified medical professional.
  • Do not use essential oils undiluted on the skin. It is always best to try a small patch test first of the diluted essential oil.
  • People who are pregnant or have serious medical problems are advised to consult with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils.
  • Use extreme caution when using essential oils with children. It is safest to consult with a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils with children.

 

General Disclaimer
The product information provided on this website is intended for educational purposes only. The information provided is not considered to be complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate. The information contained in this website is not intended to be sufficient to provide diagnosis and/or treatment of medical conditions. It is recommended that treatment of serious health conditions be done with the help of a trained qualified medical practitioner.

 

 

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