Infusion: Pour a glass of boiling water over 1-2 tsp of Common Birch Leaf. Place the infusion on the cooker, bring it to boil for 3 minutes. Next, turn the stove off and leave the infusion covered for 10 minutes. Strain the substance – it’s ready to drink.
That infusion can also be used externally. It can be successfully used as a skin tonic with toning properties (e.g. it fades freckles). It should also be noted that infusion of Common Birch Leaf in the form of compress can help in case of eye infections since it has an anti-inflammatory effect. Infusion of Common Birch Leaf can be useful in case of damaged hair or hair loss (when the infusion is cooled down and strained, wash your hair as usual and rinse it using the substance afterwards).
It can be used as a base in baths recommended for excessive perspiration – in such case, the proportion will be the following: 1 glass of Common Birch Leaf per two glasses of hot water. The infusion prepared this way can be added to the bath.
A poultice made of Common Birch Leaf: Pour 300 ml of cold spring water over 3 tbsp of Common Birch Leaf, cover it up and leave aside till the next morning. In the morning, add 100 ml of alcohol vol.70% mixed with sugar or glycerine in the ratio of 1 to 1.
Bathe the skin or apply the poultice to the spots that you want to strengthen or regenerate. Poultice only with water and without alcohol keeps fresh for 48h, on condition that it is kept in the fridge.
This product description is for informational purposes only.
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.