Birch Leaf

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Dried Herbs > Leaves
Dried birch leaves, derived from the birch tree (Betula alba), offer several potential uses in herbal medicine such as having detoxifying and anti-inflammatory properties . . . read more

Selected Size/Selection: 250g

250g
$12.95 (AUD)
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Dried birch leaves, derived from the birch tree (Betula alba), offer several potential uses in herbal medicine, culinary applications, and skincare. Here are some common uses for dried birch leaves:

  1. Herbal Tea:

    • Detoxifying Infusion: Steep dried birch leaves in hot water to create a herbal tea known for its potential detoxifying properties. Birch leaf tea is believed to support liver and kidney function, aiding in the elimination of toxins from the body.
    • Diuretic Effects: Birch leaf tea may act as a diuretic, promoting increased urination and potentially aiding in the elimination of excess fluids and waste products.
  2. Medicinal Uses:

    • Anti-inflammatory Properties: Birch leaves contain compounds with anti-inflammatory properties, and birch leaf tea may be used to help alleviate inflammation associated with conditions such as arthritis or gout.
    • Urinary Tract Health: Birch leaf tea is sometimes used to support urinary tract health and alleviate symptoms of urinary tract infections (UTIs) due to its diuretic and antimicrobial properties.
    • Skin Conditions: Birch leaf tea or extracts may be applied topically to the skin to help soothe irritation, itching, or inflammation associated with conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, or insect bites.
  3. Culinary Uses:

    • Flavouring Agent: Dried birch leaves can be used as a flavouring agent in cooking. They can be added to soups, stews, sauces, or marinades for a subtle herbal flavour.
  4. Cosmetic Uses:

    • Facial Steam: Use dried birch leaves in facial steams to help open pores, cleanse the skin, and promote a healthy complexion. The steam may help to release the beneficial compounds found in the leaves.
    • Hair Rinse: Infuse dried birch leaves in hot water to create a herbal hair rinse. It may help condition the hair and scalp and add shine to dull hair.

Place of Origin

Albania - Wildcraft

Botanical Name

Betula alba

Form

Leaf

Ingredients

100% Birch.
No preservatives, artificial colours, sweeteners or flavours.
Gluten free, dairy free and no added sugar.
Source of fibre.
No Palm Oil.
Vegetarian/Vegan.

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