Sweet Birch Essential Oil

Betula lenta

Studied Properties

APPEARANCE Orange to dark brown mobile liquid

Characteristic, strong
SPECIFIC GRAVITY @20°C 0.970 to 1.175
REFRACTIVE INDEX @20°C 1.507 - 1.547
SOLUBILITY Insoluble In Water, Soluble In Ethyl Alcohol

Contains high levels of methyl salicylate


Common Uses

Skin Toner,  Diffuser, Creams, Lotions, Gels, Serums, Men’s Perfumes And Colognes, Some Toothpaste, Chewing Gum.

Anti-inflammatory agent that can fight bacterial and fungal infections,  Pain relief effect on the joints and muscles, blood and detoxify our bodies, diuretic, promoting urination, is a natural stimulant that stimulates our body systems. These include our digestive, nervous, and excretory systems. It can boost the endocrine glands to produce more enzymes and hormones. Because of this ability, birch oil can support the occurrence of hormone-related illnesses. circulatory system These include edema or swelling, arthritis, and rheumatism., useful for tightening the skin

Sweet Basil, Bergamot, Cajeput, Cedarwood, German Chamomile, Roman Chamomile,  Fir, Frankincense, Jasmine, Juniper, Lavender, Lemon, Lemongrass, Marjoram, Peppermint, Pine, Rosemary, Sandalwood and Wintergreen Oils.

Sweet Birch (Betula lenta) also known as Black Birch, Cherry Birch, Mahogany Birch, or Spice Birch, makes a beautiful essential oil. It comes from the pulverized bark of the birch tree and is steam distilled from the tree bark. The oil has a sweet, sharp, minty, fresh, camphoraceous aroma (reminiscent of Germolene).

Historically Sweet Birch bark and wintergreen were used by North American native people as ingredients for their herbal teas. It has also traditionally been used for arthritis and other joint/muscular aches and pains. The essential oil can be used as an anti-inflammatory, antifungal and much more! *see below for common uses. There are two types of birch trees: Betula pendula and Betula lenta. People know Betula pendula as white birch or silver birch. Common names of Betula lenta are black birch, sweet birch, or cherry birch. a tall and graceful tree with bright green leaves and dark reddish-brown aromatic bark. It is native to southern Canada and north-eastern USA but also grows in Russia and parts of Eastern Europe.   

More about Sweet Birch Essential Oil

Studied Properties

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antifungal
  • Calming

Common Uses

  • Bath
  • Body Care
  • Skin Care
  • Massage
  • Aromatherapy
  • Hair & Scalp Care
  • Fragrance
  • Muscles & Joints
  • Mens Care

Feature Constituents

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