Birch - Black
Botanical Name: Betula nigra
Country of Origin: uSA
Plant Part: Bark
Distillation Method: Steam distilled
Birch oil, Black Natural (Betula nigra) CAS: 68917-50-0 FEMA: 2154 is steam distilled from saturated bark. The resultant essential oil is a mobile liquid, light in color to pale green. The aroma is root beer and wintergreen, sweet, spicy and minty. The scent is indicative of high methyl salicylate. This plant is guaranteed to pass C14 testing as natural from a single botanical source identifiable as Betula. Generally most commercial Birch oil is synthetic, partially synthetic or blended with Wintergreen. Greed causes companies to compromise this oil. Our customers praise this natural Birch Essential oil.
This is a pure and natural uSA product distilled out of the state of New York.
Traditional uses of Birch Bark have been primarily in flavors, however the Native Americans indigenous used the leaves and bark for tea to relieve headaches, body soreness, cramps, mild viral infections and fever. The leaves and branches were also used for sweat lodges.
- Bladder infection
- Muscle aches and pain.