Gemmotherapy Betula alba/pubescens (White birch)

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Latest Edit: Iva Lloyd, ND 2014-02-22 (EDT)

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Betula alba/pubescens, or White birch is a pioneer tree that colonizes wetlands or peat bogs, and prefers cold climates. This tree can grow up to twenty five metres high and can be recognized by its silver bark, which is water and rot-proof.[1]

Key notes

Therapeutic actions

  • Good for skin conditions and valuable in rheumatic diseases
  • Activates the diuresis and elimination of organ wastes
  • Anti-inflammatory, analgesic, remineralising, and anti-thrombotic properties

Clinical indications


  1. Ledoux, Frank and Gueniot, Gerard.(2012)Phytembryotherapy: The Embryo of Gemmotherapy, Editions Amyris, Spain.
  2. Dr. Reckeweg (2012)Product Catalog, Bio Lonrenco. Quebec.