|Business Type||Manufacturer, Exporter, Supplier|
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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 frequsently 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’, ‘knightshayes’ has a slightly weeping habit.
|Botanical Name:||Betula alba|
|Common name:||black birch, cherry birch, mahogany birch, southern birch.|
|Appearance/Color:||A thin, colorless to pale yellow liquid.|
|Odor:||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.|
|Method of Extraction||Steam Distillation|
|Key Constituents||Strength (%)|