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white birchJoe Segen2016-12-11T14:51:59+00:00
Definition A tree containing betulinol, glycosides, flavonoids, saponins, sesquiterpenes, tannins, volatile oil–e.g., betulin. It is said to have antipyretic, anti-rheumatic, antiseptic, and diuretic properties.
White birch has been used topically for eczema and psoriasis, as a tea to reduce cholesterol, increase bile flow, and for rheumatic complaints.