In its natural form is where Birch works the best. Birch contains Vitamins B1 and B2, it also contains Vitamins A, C and E, along with calcium, chlorine, copper, iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, sodium and silicon.
Birch has properties that have been known to help cleanse the blood. Because of the manner in which the Birch bark produces "birch oil" through dry distillation, it is used for many skin conditions. Birch is also known for relieving rheumatism complaints. Birch has also been used as a decoction for balding conditions. A decoction can also be made to be used for insomniacs because it has mild sedative properities. Powder from Birch has also been used to brush teeth.
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Bark and leaves
Birch has been used for bladder conditions, bleeding gums, blood cleanser, canker sores, gastro-intestinal complaints, eczema and other skin conditions, gout, urinary tract infections and helps to expel worms.
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