Birch oil is rich in salicylic acid and methyl salicylate which are good for protecting the skin from fungal and bacterial infections. As such, it is good for getting rid of acne, dandruff, hair fall-out, skin irritation and other skin diseases like eczema, psoriasis and dermatitis. It’s also good for:
Reducing skin sagging, wrinkles and fine lines;
Removing toxins from the body;
Relieving joint and muscle pain; and,
Stimulating the body’s digestive, circulatory and excretory systems.
Using steam inhalation also helps relieve nasal congestion, cough, bronchitis and pneumonia. Birch oil is also a rich source of Vitamin C and flavonoids that can help fight against diseases, viral infections and cancer.
Pro tips: Massage 1-2 drops of birch oil on your spine, back and other areas of concern to help relieve back pain due to trauma, scoliosis and osteoporosis.