Latin Name: Betula lenta
Plant Family: Betulaceae
Extraction: Maceration & distillation of the tree, bark & twigs
Birch Sweet Essential Oil is a colourless pale yellow to reddish tinted liquid with an intense sweet woody and wintergreen-like scent.
Steam distilled from the bark macerated in warm water, Birch Sweet Essential Oil is a colourless pale yellow to reddish tinted liquid with an intense sweet woody and wintergreen-like scent.
A graceful tree about 25 meters high with a pyramidal shape when younger. It has bright green leaves and a dark reddish to brown aromatic bark, which is broken into plates or patches. Native to Southern Canada and South-eastern USA. There are numerous species of Birch that span several different continents from Europe to North America. It is mainly cultivated in Pennsylvania.
Birch Sweet, Natural, Pure Essential Oil - Available in 10ml, 25ml, 50ml & 100ml.
Herbal & Folk Tradition
The cambium layer, directly under the bark is cut into strips and eaten. The bark in the form of an infusion is used as a general stimulant to promote sweating.
Birch Sweet is a top note it blends well with lavender, orange, pine and other spice oils.
Anethole is a major component and can cause dermatitis in some individuals.
Birch Sweet Safety Data Sheet