Birch leaves – Betula alba is well known as a cleansing remedy, with anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, and antiseptic properties.
Birch leaves contain a lot of vitamin C and is used in the treatment of urinary tract infections, assists in the breakdown of kidney and bladder stones, arthritis, gout, joint stiffness and pain. Birch leaves are also a powerful diuretic, increasing urinary output.
Birch leaf tea is made with 1 – 2 teaspoon dried leaves, add boiling water and let it brew for 3 – 5 minutes, remove the teabag or strain. Enjoy your tea.