Birch Tar - White Birch (rectified) - Betula alba

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Botanical Name - Birch Tar - White Birch - Betula alba.

Plant Origin - Eastern Europe.

Oil taken from - Bark.

Extraction Method - Distillation.

Aroma Description - A balsamic, tarry aroma with woody and gently smoky



Traditional uses for Birch Tar Essential Oil include -

Also known as White Birch or Silver Birch Essential Oil.

Mantra's Birch Tar is rectified - this means that it has been purified by a repeated distillation process.

An stimulating Essential Oil that lifts a low mood and reduces anxiety.

Birch Tar is diuretic to the body, it aids toxin removal and is deeply cleansing.

It improves localized circulation when used in massage and also helps reduce muscular aches and pains.

Birch Tar has a strong anti-fungicidal index and when mixed with Tea-Tree in a topical cream works synergistically as a strong agent to relieve the symptoms of fungal infections such as ringworm and nail-bed infections.

This Essential Oil also has strong anti-microbial and anti-bacterial qualities and is useful to burn during cold and flu season to help protect from respiratory conditions and to boost the immune system.

Birch Tar is often added to skin care preparations to help readdress the balance of oily and acne skin types, but can also be effectively used for dry, mature and parched skin types, - hydrating, smoothing and soothing taught skins, making the skin feel softer and nourished.

Birch Tar blends well with -

Ahibero, Beeswax Absolute, Cypress, Clove, Dragon's Blood, Eucalyptus, Kumquat and Lemon Essential Oils amongst many others.


Mantra Aromatherapy's Birch Tar Essential Oil is -

A pure and neat Essential Oil that has not been blended/adulterated or diluted in any way.

It is a Vegan product that is cruelty free.

Is presented for retail in a pharmaceutical grade brown glass bottle with a tamper proof cap and its own dripper insert for ease of use.

Each product purchased is freshly decanted from verified stock in the Uk in Wales.

Mantra Aromatherapy's Birch Tar Essential Oil is a Therapeutic Grade product and can be used as part of a Holistic treatment.

Product Safety -

Always store pure Essential Oils/Absolute Oils in brown glass bottles in an upright position with their cap firmly secured in place.

To maximise the shelf life of any Essential Oil/Absolute Oil it should be stored out of direct sunlight, in a cool, dry environment.  - A medicine cabinet is ideal!

Essential Oils/Absolute Oils should never be -

taken internally,

put on the skin without being correctly diluted first. 

never be put in or near the eyes nor put on areas of damaged or inflamed  skin. 

they should be stored away from children and used with caution around babies, small children and pets.

care and Medical advice should be taken before using Essential Oils/Absolute Oils if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or if you have a medical condition.

Always patch test before using any new Essential Oil/Absolute Oil.

Please note - important information - 

Disclaimer for Mantra Aromatherapy's Essential Oils, Absolute Oils and

Products -

The section on the Traditional Uses of Essential Oils/Absolute Oils is just that - what each Essential Oil/Absolute Oil has been used for Traditionally by generations of users. 

Mantra Aromatherapy are not making any medical claims for the uses of any of the Essential Oils/Absolute Oils/Products we sell. 

Essential Oils/Absolute Oils should not be used to treat, cure or prevent any medical condition and they should not be used to substitute mainstream medical treatments. 

We reflect only what has been written about the reputed traditional uses of each Essential Oil/Absolute Oil to help guide you to a starting point for your own personal requirements, enjoyment and research.