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White Birch Health Benefits, Properties, and Uses

White Birch

Scientific Name: Betula papyrifera

Common Names: Birch

Properties: Diuretic, Detoxifier, Anti-inflammatory, Antiseptic, Astringent, Immune stimulant

What is White Birch?

White birch, also known as paper birch, is the Betula papyrifera tree. Belonging to the birch genus of trees native to North America, white birch trees have a thin, white-colored bark that peels off in sheets. Native Americans have long used white birch sap and bark for functional and medicinal purposes.1,2

White Birch Health Uses and Health Benefits

White birch health benefits were traditionally applied to inflammatory and painful conditions of the skin and joints. With natural anti-inflammatory and analgesic benefits, white birch bark can help to alleviate arthritis and gout pain and swelling. White birch bark is also used for irritated skin rashes, burns and sores.3

References

  1. https://www.britannica.com/plant/white-birch
  2. https://www.for.gov.bc.ca/hfd/library/documents/treebook/paperbirch.htm
  3. https://pfaf.org/user/Plant.aspx?LatinName=Betula+papyrifera 

CuresDecoded worldwide community recommends White Birch for:

Gout Effective
Rheumatism Effective
Kidney Disease Effective
Edema Effective

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