Birch. Properties. Medicinal Plants

Birch (Betula alba)

Properties of birch
* Diuretics, used in renal colic, rheumatism, gout, high blood pressure. In general promotes diuresis which is recommended for edema, fluid retention, overweight.
* Its essential oil gives analgesic, antiseptic, antiinflammatory and antipyretic therefore also used for flu, colds, fever, headaches.
* It is also indicated to combat bone and joint inflammation: arthritis, osteoarthritis, tendonitis, fibrositis, fibromyalgia.

Contraindications birch
Do not use the alcoholic extracts in children under 2 years and in people with ethyl.

Side effects of birch

None known.

Toxicity

Non-toxic

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