Birch (Betula pendula L.) is a native tree to cold, northerly climates of Europe. Birch is also called cherry birch, sweet birch, and white birch. Silver birch is often planted in parks and gardens, grown for its white bark and gracefully drooping shoots. Birch wood is believed to ward off evil, banish fears and build courage.
A beer, wine, spirit and vinegar are prepared from Birch in some parts of Europe. Birch Bark is very useful for the production of cosmetics. A standard infusion might be used to wash acne skin.
How To Use Birch Bark Health Embassy
1-3 tsp of Birch Bark pour 250ml of boiling water and leave to infuse for 10-15 minutes. Strain the infusion and drink while it’s warm.
1-2 tbsp of Birch Bark pour 200 ml of cool water, then bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes. Take from the fire and leave to infuse covered for 20 minutes. Filter and consume up to 2 cups a day.
Take 2 tbsp of Birch Bark per 0.5 litre of water, pour cold water and boil for 30 minutes, then strain. The extract is recommended for external use (poultices).
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It does not replace the consultation with a doctor and cannot be used as a medication or be a part of therapy. All decisions on this matter should be consulted with your doctor.