Botanical Name: Betula Lenta Country of Origin: Canada Method of Extraction: Steam distilled bark Type of Cultivation: Organic but not certified Constituents: Methyl Salicylate (99.40%) 1,8-cineole (0.24%) Ethyl Salicylate (0.16%) alpha-pinene (0.07%) Linalool (0.04%)
- The constituents in Birch are helpful on arthritis, rheumatism, inflammation, muscular pain, tendinitis, hypertension, joints, muscles and cramps. Analgesic, antispasmodic, anti-inflammatory, liver stimulant, and supports bone function. The main chemical component of Birch is methyl salicylate, which is similar to the salicylic acid used in aspirin. It contains an active principle similar to cortisone and is beneficial for bone, muscle, and joint discomfort.