What is Birch?
The birch tree is a very common deciduous tree that grows all over the Northern has been used to make everything from adhesives to and vinegar. The sap of the tree is in fact still sold today, bottled, as a traditional drink in Northern Europe and China., from to Canada. It is by its -like white bark, as well as its flat, thin, spade-shaped leaves. It has been a staple of folk for centuries. The pliable bark was often used to make casts, and its sap
While nutrition can differ by brand, depending on how much it has been processed, in a 10-ounce serving of this tree sap, there are roughly 10 and 3 grams of .
There are many benefits of birch, including the following:
- Birch acts as a can help tract , as well as the and help to speed the elimination of unwanted substances. , which
- The active ingredients in this plant also help to gout and other types of , e.g., and stones. the crystal build-up of acid, which causes
- The bark extract is used in the treatment of actinic keratosis and is applied topically as an .
- Furthermore, that bark extract is also used in the topical treatment of wounds and , accelerating the process of damaged skin. As an , it also helps to imperfections.
- It is anti-arthritis pain, and from , both by and topical application. and is used to relieve , inflammation,
- Birch leaves can be used as a topical hair loss. for
- It can often help with issues, as the active ingredients in birch help the body generate , making it helpful with .
- The leaves of this plant are an excellent source of vitamin C, which provides system support.
- A insomnia and ensure restful, sleep. of leaves from this plant can also be consumed as a aid to prevent
Birch is used in several different mediums, including the following:
- Teas are made from birch leaves and bark.
- Birch essential oil is used in topical .
- The extract from this tree is commonly administered as medicine.
- The sap from the tree is regularly consumed as a in many parts of the .
- Finally, birch paper, the peeling bark of the tree, is still sometimes used as wrap or cast on .