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Birch Sweet Natural Blend Essential Oil  


$ 49.00

Extraction Method - Steam Distillation

Certificate - ISO, GMP, Organic, IFRA, FSSAI, Halal

Source - Bark


Botanical Name:  Betula lenta Common name:  black birch, cherry birch, mahogany birch, s Read More

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Botanical Name: 

Betula lenta

Common name: 

black birch, cherry birch, mahogany birch, southern birch.

Plant family: 





A thin, colorless to pale yellow liquid.


sweet, sharp, camphoraceous scent that is very fresh and similar to wintergreen (smells like root beer), and offers a strong top note in perfumery.

Blends With:

Blends with sweeter citruses, herbs and woody oils, and spice oils.



Birch essential oil (Betula lenta) is a rare and hard to produce oil created from the steam distillation of the bark of the tree. Because of the challenge to sustainably, safely, and frequently harvest, it’s difficult to find a quality supplier of this oil. Many companies offer birch only seasonal and in very limited quantities, or it’ll be diluted or of weaker potency.

The birch tree is a graceful tree about 25m high, which has a pyramidal shape while young. It has bright green leaves and a dark reddish-brown aromatic bark, which his broken into plates or patches.

Barked birches in particular are cultivated as ornamental trees, largely for their appearance in winter. The Himalayan birch, Betula utilis, especially the variety or subspecies Jacque montii, is among the most widely planted for this purpose. It has been cultivated since the 1870s, and many cultivars are available, including ‘Doorenbos’, ‘Grays wood Ghost’ and ‘silver shadow’, ‘knights hayes’ has a slightly weeping habit.  


The complete range of conditions or methods of use are beyond our control therefore we do not assume any responsibility and expressly disclaim any liability for any use of this product. Information contained herein is believed to be true and accurate however, all statements or suggestions are made without warranty, expressed or implied, regarding accuracy of the information, the hazards connected with the use of the material or the results to be obtained from the use thereof. Compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws and local regulations remains the responsibility of the user.

The FDA has not evaluated the statements on this website. No claims are made by Venkatramna Industries as to the medicinal value of any products from or by us. The information presented here is for educating our customers about the traditional uses of essential oils and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. You are responsible for understanding the safe application of these products. If you have any questions, please call or email us for further information.

As per NAHA guidelines, New Directions Aromatics (NDA) does not recommend the ingestion of essential oils. It is imperative to consult a medical practitioner before using Essential Oils for therapeutic purposes. Pregnant and nursing women and those taking prescription drugs are especially advised not to use this product without the medical advice of a physician. The oil should always be stored in an area that is inaccessible to children, especially those under the age of 7.

Birch essential oil properties are uplifting, aid in calming inflammation, numbs pain, soothes spasms, cleanses and purifies. Thanks to an active principle similar to cortisone, it’s beneficial for bone, muscle, and joint discomfort as well.


Birch essential oil in pharma

Birch essential oil has reported therapeutic properties that are diuretic, astringent, a circulatory stimulant, a digestion aid, benefits mood swings, antispasmodic, and antiseptic.


Essence of Birch essential oil

Aromatically, birch opens elevates, influences, and increases awareness in the sensory system.


·        Prevents bacterial and fungal infections

·        Control diabetes

·        Reduce pain

·        Relieves symptoms of arthritis

·        Acts as a skin toner

·        Detoxifies body

·        Treats skin diseases

·        Promotes urination 



Key Constituents

Strength (%)


Methyl salicylate



Ethyl salicylate



Linalyl acetate


Specific gravity

1.160-1.195 20oC 1.181

Refractive index

1.523-1.543 20oC 1.5353

Optical rotation

-1.0o to +1.0o 20oC Compile




Sweet birch (Betula lenta oil due) oil is toxic and can cause skin irritations. Pregnant women should avoid birch oil due to its powerful effects that could hurt their unborn child. 



Safety summary

·        Hazards: drug interaction; inhibits blood clotting; toxicity; high doses may be teratogenic.

·        Contraindications (all routes): anticoagulant medication, major surgery, hemophilia, other bleeding disorders. Pregnancy, breastfeeding. Should not be used on or given to children. Should not be given to people with salicylate sensitivity.

·        Contraindications (oral) gastroesophageal reflux disease: Maximum adult daily oral dose 182 mg

·        Maximum dermal use level 2.5%

Safety Advice

Oral and dermal restrictions are based on a total of 95.9% total salicylate and methyl salicylate and methyl salicylate limits of 2.5 mg/kg/day and 2.4%. oral use of methyl salicylate-rich essential oils should be avoided in GERD, and salicylate are contraindicated in children due to risk of developing Reye’s syndrome. Essential oils with a high methyl salicylate content should be avoided in pregnancy and location, and by anyone concurrently taking anticoagulant drugs. Caution is advised in those with hypersensitivity to salicylates, or dermatological conditions where the integrity of the skin is impaired.

Organ-specific effects

·        Adverse skin reactions: undiluted sweet birch oil was moderately irritating to rabbits and was irritating to both mice and pigs; tested at 4% on 25 volunteers it was neither irritating nor sensitizing. It is non-phototoxic.

Systemic effects

·        Acute toxicity (human) numerous cases of poisoning have been reported from ingestion of wintergreen oil or methyl salicylate, with a 50-60% mortality rate; 4-8 mL is considered a lethal dose for child. Methyl salicylate could be 1.5-4.5 times more toxic in humans than in rodents. In the years 1926, 1928 and 1939-1943, 427 deaths occurred in the US from methyl salicylate or wintergreen oil poising. Common signs of methyl salicylate poisoning are; CNS excitation; rapid breathing; fever; high blood pressure; convulsions; coma. Death results from respiratory failure after a period of unconsciousness. Methyl salicylate can be absorbed trans dermally in sufficient quantities to cause poisoning in humans. 



·        Ecotoxicity: very toxic to aquatic environment.

·        Bioaccumulation: No data available

·        Mobility in soil: No data available

·        Persistence and degradability: No data available

·        Do not allow it into open water ways and streams.

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