Overview

Birch are trees that are native to Europe and parts of Asia. The leaves, bark, and buds of the tree are used to make medicine.

Birch is used for joint pain, kidney stones, bladder stones, urinary tract infections (UTIs), and other conditions, but there is no good scientific evidence to support any use.

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19): Some experts warn that birch may interfere with the body's response against COVID-19. There is no strong data to support this warning. But there is also no good data to support using birch for COVID-19.

How does it work ?

Birch leaves contain chemicals which increase water loss through the urine.

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