Birch (Sweet) (Betula lenta) Pure Essential Oil - Aromatherapy - Therapeutic Quality 0.5 fl oz (15 ml)
Description: Very similar to wintergreen essential oil. Methyl salicylate, the main chemical component, bears characteristics similar to aspirin. The oil is anti-inflammatory, antidepressant, analgesic, antispasmodic, antiseptic, detoxifying, and stimulating. Thanks to an active principle similar to cortisone, it is beneficial for bone, muscle, and joint discomfort as well. Birch essential oil can also be helpful in stimulating bone growth, which is beneficial for those recovering from injuries or surgeries. It can even be useful for acne, eczema, and other skin diseases. Blends well with Cedarwood, Sandalwood, and Spruce.
Caution: Do not use while pregnant or nursing. If you have had a history of health problems, consult your physician before use. Avoid if pregnant or nursing, taking anticoagulant medication, or have had major surgery. Should not be used on or given to children. Do not use if you have GERD or ADD/ADHD. Do not use on entire body due to high methyl salicylate content. Do not use after or during flu.
Avoid if you are taking anticoagulant medication, having major surgery, are pregnant or breastfeeding, or if you have hemophilia or another blood disorder. Should not be used on or given to children. Should not be given to people with salicylate sensitivity(often applies in ADD/ADH
Extracted through steam distillation of bark. Originates from Russia
Packaged: 0.5 fl oz (15 ml) amber glass bottle with Euro plug, tamper proof safety seal and safety shrink wrap. Also available in a 1 fl oz (30 ml) bottle.