Botanical name:Betulla Alba Habitat:Woods of Northern Europe
Plant parts used: leavesActive ingredients and nutrients: ethereal oil, betullina (eteroside triterpene), tannins, resins
Therapeutic properties:Ithas diuretic, depurative, antiseptic and anti-inflammatory action. It has use for renal and rheumatic disorders, for gout, hypertension and cystitis. It is widely used in cases of water retention and edema of heart or venous insufficiency, as it stimulates the elimination of liquids from tissues and toxins. HYPEROSIDE is a molecule belonging to the flavonoid family that has diuretic activity and favors the elimination of nitrogenous compounds and chlorides harmful for the body. If long-term assumed, it helps removing kidney and bladder stones.