Birch, Sweet (Wildcrafted)
Part Used: Bark
Extraction Method: Steam distillation
Aromatic Notes: Cool, minty, sweet, medicinal aroma
Uses and Insights: Sweet Birch essential oil has a very similar smell and chemical makeup as Wintergreen, each known for its methyl salicylate content. Both oils come to us from the northern forests and their scents express the freshness and vigor of their environment. A favorite oil in practical aromatherapy; many enjoy using this scent in topical muscle blends.
Aromatic suggestions for essential oil use:
For use in an aromatherapy diffuser, please add the appropriate drops as suggested in the user manual.
Tap one drop onto the palm of your hand, rub your palms together, cup over nose and inhale deeply.
Add a few drops to a tissue and place in your pillowcase for an aromatic night’s sleep.
Add a few drops to a tissue and tuck into the vent of your car. Turn on the heat or AC and diffuse pure aromatherapy into your driving experience.
Add a few drops to unscented lotion, body or bath oil to bring aromatherapy to your personal care routine.
Safety: For external use only. Keep out of reach of children. Avoid contact with eyes and mouth. May irritate sensitive skin. Dilute before using. Store away from heat and light. If you are pregnant, nursing, taking medication, or have a medical condition, consult a health professional prior to use.