Native to the northern hemisphere's temperate and sub-arctic zones, Birch bark lends a camphor-like flavor to teas and other beverages. It has a wide variety of medicinal applications. Birch contains salicylate, a natural pain reliever.
It's astringent, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties support traditional uses in skin disorders such as eczema. Birch bark can be made into an excellent tonic and detoxifier, mainly working on the urinary system or for relief from dysentery. Birch is one of the most useful of trees as well as one of the most graceful, no wonder it is also known as the Giving Tree.
Dried Bark / Cut & Sifted
TISANE "HERBAL" TEA BREW TIMES:
Ground tisane teas and tea bags - Steep 2 to 5 minutes
Loose leaf tisane teas - Steep 3-5 minutes
Root and seed-based tisane teas - Steep 6-8 minutes
*Steep in newly boiling water (212ºF) to best release the health benefits.
Birch Bark Beer
Birch Bark Tea
Birch Bark Flour
Birch Bark Tincture
Birch Shortbread Cookies
Specific: No known precautions.
General: We recommend that you consult with a qualified healthcare practitioner before using herbal products, particularly if you are pregnant, nursing, or on any medications. Keep all herbs out of reach of children and pets.
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