Be Young Essential Oils
Birch tree species are common throughout temperate North American, European, and Asian areas. Birch (Betula lenta) conatins methyl salicylate, which has medicinal properties known and used by the Native Americans. It can alleviate headaches and reduce fever. Not surprisingly, synthetic salicylic acid is the main ingredient in modern aspirin. Birch has recently been studied for its anti-inflammation properties.