Birch Medicine

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Image – part of Medicinal Tree Exhibit. Exhibition was displayed during National Herb Week 2015

Birch (Betula alba): Birch is a great Spring tonic as it is excellent for detoxification. It is said to reduce cellulite and decrease fluid retention. It is a common addition to many beauty formulas for women. It can be taken as a tea, tincture or applied topically in oil.

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About the Author

YVETTE SHERIDAN BHSC (NAT), B. COMM

EvieYvette has been practicing herbal medicine for over 10 years.  Read more here