USA. Birch, Sweet (Betula lenta) Essential Oil, Wild Harvested
This oil, steam distilled from bark, has a sweet, bright, slightly minty scent, similar to Wintergreen essential oil. It is considered a top to middle note aromatically. It is said to induce feelings of strength, vitality, and warmth.
Sweet Birch essential oil has long been used for its anti-inflammatory properties. It is high in methyl salicylates and is popular for relieving sore muscles. Sweet Birch essential oil is one of the star ingredients in our Muscle Rub Salve for just this reason! It makes a great addition to liniments or other soothing balms.
It is said to be a tonic, disinfectant, stimulant and antidepressant, analgesic, detoxifier, antirheumatic and anti-arthritic. Furthermore, it is a diuretic, antiseptic, astringent, febrifuge, germicide, insecticide, and a depurative.
As with all essential oils, please dilute before using directly on the skin. Topical use only.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.