People from time immemorial have appreciated the healing properties of birch. As life has shown all parts of this tree have healing properties, from buds to leaves, including bark and sap of the tree.
In the birch buds there are vitamin PP, flavonoids and saponins, which normalize metabolism. Flavonoids act as anti-inflammatory, and saponins – as a diuretic remedy. It is very important for people who suffer from diseases of the urinary tract. Many people that conduct sedentary life and eat fatty foods have gallstones. Saponin, which is contained in the birch buds, provides invaluable assistance.
Birch buds is a diuretic, choleretic, diaphoretic, blood-purifying, analgesic, disinfectant, wound healing, anthelmintic remedy, it relieves inflammation, has a strong antibacterial effect killing germs of enteric typhoid series.