Birch Sweet - Eirhorse Essential Oil 10ml
Birch Sweet - Eirhorse Essential Oil 10ml - PRODUCT NOT FOR VAPING
The health benefits of birch oil can be attributed to its toning, disinfecting, stimulating, antidepressant, analgesic, detoxifying, anti-rheumatic, anti-arthritic, diuretic, antiseptic, astringent, antipyretic, bactericidal, insecticidal and cleansing properties.
Birch oil is helpful in reducing joint and muscle pain as well as pain associated with headaches and toothaches. It also works as an antispasmodic and soothes spasms throughout the body.
As it stimulates the circulatory system and improves circulation, birch oil is very helpful in relieving diseases related to poor circulation, such as edema, rheumatism and arthritis.
Sugar birch, also called cherry birch, comes from North America. For the Indians, it was a valuable medicinal plant as an antipyretic and anti-inflammatory agent. The oil is obtained from an aqueous maceration of ground birch bark.
The oil contains almost all methyl salicylate, a derivative of salicylic acid (aspirin). Therefore, if used carelessly, it can be potentially toxic. However, when used carefully as an addition to massage, it is a very effective analgesic, antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory agent - in the case of muscle and joint pain, painful sprains and bruises, sciatica, neuralgia, gout, etc. The oil easily penetrates the skin and inhibits the formation of prostaglandins, reducing the formation of prostaglandins. inflammation and pain. It has strong antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antiprotozoal properties.
The oil should be used in a concentration of no more than 25%, diluted in vegetable oil. 2-3 drops of essential oil added to the bath can be very soothing.
Birch oil is a popular ingredient in ointments and creams for muscle and joint pain, as well as for various skin ailments. It is used in skin care products for its astringent, toning and softening properties. The oil effectively reduces wrinkles and sagging skin.
Dilute before use. Apply topically.
It is not recommended for people who are allergic to aspirin, children, pregnant and lactating women, as well as in the case of liver dysfunction and taking medications to thin the blood.
Birch oil - Use for health and beauty
Birch oil has many valuable health properties and is made of a widely available and relatively cheap raw material. For this reason, it can be an attractive alternative to many other products of this type. It is widely used in the perfume, drugstore and medical industries, but it can also be a great ingredient in home therapeutic treatments. Let's get to know its most important properties and possible applications.
Birch is an extremely popular and common deciduous tree in Poland, which can be found practically everywhere. It finds both economic and aesthetic use, decorating numerous parks, avenues and gardens. It also has a remarkable healing and care potential that few people are fully aware of. In many other countries, mainly in the East, its health benefits are used much more often. Birch sap, which is harvested in spring when trees are most vigorous, is most often used for the excellent nutritional properties. The betulin contained in birch is a great active ingredient of many care cosmetics, mainly natural and organic. In turn, xylitol is an increasingly popular sweetener, which is in fact birch sugar, highly appreciated by many nutritionists and lovers of a healthy lifestyle.
Types of birch oils
Oil extracts are also obtained from birch, both in the form of essential oils and macerates. Essential birch oil is produced by steam distillation, most often from sugar birch bark (Betula lenta) or from leaf buds of mossy birch (Betula pubescens) or warty birch (Betula pendula). Oil macerates are mainly made of shredded tree bark with the use of still water. In turn, birch oil from buds is most often made from freshly picked raw material. Individual products differ slightly in properties because they contain different ingredients.
The tree bark oil has the highest content of salicylic compounds and it has the greatest industrial application. It often comes in the form of various ointments and solutions that, when applied to the skin, cause a hyperemic effect on problem tissues and relieve pain. The esters contained in the oil are absorbed by the skin into the bloodstream and then excreted with the urine. These compounds show a valuable bactericidal effect, often used in the treatment of infections of the urinary tract and the digestive system.
Birch oil - The most important properties
The health benefits of birch oil can be attributed to its special properties, which is why it is often mentioned as an effective and natural remedy:
- birch water antidepressant,
Birch oil is recommended for many different health and care ailments. It works best in supporting dermatological treatment, including ulcers, boils, eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, acne or psoriasis. Sometimes it is used in cosmetics to eliminate pigment changes and to ease the visibility of whitening freckles. In addition, it supports the treatment of dandruff, gives the hair freshness and supports its growth. Used orally, it wonderfully stimulates the appetite and supports the treatment of bacterial infections, as well as reduces fever.
Birch Oil - Health Benefits and Uses
The properties of birch oil extracts are extremely wide, which is why they are widely used in traditional herbal medicine, as well as in the field of beauty care. For this reason, they are often one of the basic ingredients of various preparations and cosmetic products. Below we present the most important applications of them.
Help in preventing bacterial and fungal infections
Antibacterial and antifungal properties are one of the most important properties of birch oil. The ingredients responsible for both of these properties are mainly salicylic acid and methyl salicylate. Both of these compounds are well known in medicine as effective therapeutic agents used in many medicinal preparations. The use of birch oil in skin care products allows you to better protect the skin against bacterial and fungal infections. It can also be combined with other oils, e.g. tea tree oil, castor oil or lavender oil.
Helping you to control your diabetes
Birch oil is a natural stimulant that stimulates the nervous system, blood circulation, as well as the digestive and excretory systems. It also perfectly stimulates the endocrine glands, which, thanks to it, generate more enzyme secretions and essential hormones. Thanks to this, it can play a beneficial therapeutic role in diseases related to inappropriate hormone secretion. These include, among others, diabetes, because increased insulin production lowers blood sugar levels.
Influencing the reduction of fever
This amazing natural product helps to reduce excessively high body temperature and promotes sweat secretion. As a result, toxins are removed from the body faster and there is a possibility of faster recovery. In this respect, it can be used together with oregano oil, providing a strong synergistic effect for both products.
Natural pain relief
Birch oil extracts can help reduce muscle and joint pain, as well as the discomfort associated with toothache and headache. What's more, birch oil has a valuable antispasmodic effect that can help relieve a wide variety of ailments.
The oil can be used as a natural headache reliever. For this purpose, it is enough to add 1 drop of the oil to a small amount of the base oil and, after mixing it in your hands, gently massage it into your temples. The oil can also be a staple in a natural mouthwash. After adding 1 - 2 drops of the oil to approx. 100 ml of water, it can be an excellent alternative to drugstore products. For a better refreshing effect, it is sometimes recommended to add oregano, eucalyptus or peppermint oil.
Relief of symptoms of arthritis
As birch oil stimulates the circulatory system and improves blood circulation, it can provide relief from diseases related to inadequate circulation. These include various types of swelling, as well as rheumatism and arthritis. It also helps through its detoxifying properties as it accelerates the removal of toxins from the body which are the root cause of many diseases.
The oil can be applied as a hot compress. It is enough to add a few drops of the oil to a glass of warm water, and after mixing, moisten a towel or a cotton cloth with it and apply it to sore joints and muscles. In some cases, warm joint treatments are not recommended.
Toning effect on the skin
For centuries, birch oil has been used as a natural skin tonic. Regular external use effectively helps to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and sagging skin and muscles. The astringent properties of the oil perfectly strengthen the gums, hair and tighten the muscles. Thanks to it, the skin looks much younger, fresh and natural. Depending on your needs, it is worth using it together with Cistus oil or jasmine oil.
The oil is perfect as an addition to everyday cosmetics. You can apply 1 - 2 drops to each portion of cream or body lotion, and then pat on the skin. This treatment is especially recommended for mature and tired skin.
Natural detoxification of the body
Birch oil can help eliminate toxins from the blood, such as uric acid. It removes them by increasing the amount and intensity of urination and sweating. Thus, it can be very useful in the case of slimming and curative therapies.
Alleviation of dermatological ailments
As previously mentioned, birch oil has bactericidal and insecticidal properties, and the main contributing ingredients are salicylic acid and methyl salicylate. Both of these ingredients are great remedies for eczema, mycosis and other skin diseases and infections. It is quite possible that some people have already encountered mycosis and eczema medications, lotions or creams that contained these ingredients. Birch oil is a natural source of these beneficial compounds that can be easily used in home treatments. In order to soothe skin irritations, it is often recommended to combine it with chamomile oil.
Birch oil supports urination, which is mainly caused by two active compounds, namely betulenol and butylene. Very often, increased urination helps the body in many ways. Maybe, among others effectively help in shedding unnecessary kilograms. It owes its effectiveness in this respect to the possibility of faster removal of toxins from the body, as well as the support of the digestive process. Thus, it helps to heal urinary tract infections, cleanse the kidneys and lower blood pressure. In addition, urinating helps to prevent the formation of kidney stones and reduces the risk of conditions such as gout and arthritis.
Strengthening the body and restoring vigor
Thanks to its active ingredients, birch oil can provide a feeling of strength, vitality and warmth. That is why it is ideal for use in low temperatures and when we are just cold. For this purpose, it is worth using it as a great addition to the bath.
Contraindications for use
Before using the oil internally, make sure that it is not intended for external use only.
Essential oil of birch has quite a strong effect on the skin and may cause its irritation. For this reason, it is recommended to use it in a diluted form, e.g. together with the base oil. Depending on your needs, you can use sunflower, coconut or jojoba oil for this purpose.
Due to the lack of research in this area, the oil should be avoided by pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers, young children and chronically ill people. Especially without a medical consultation.
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