Indications for use:
The healing properties of birch buds have long been known to folk medicine, most often they are used: as a disinfectant, expectorant for such diseases of the respiratory system as bronchitis, tracheitis; As a diuretic for the treatment of edema, having a cardiac origin; broths and infusion is recommended to be applied externally in the form of lotions: with neurotic pains, arthritis, myositis - in the form of rubbing, with rheumatism - compresses on the joints; due to anti-inflammatory properties, hygienic baths, lotions and dressings are effective for minor wounds and injuries of soft tissues, and infusions / broths - for various forms of eczema.
Pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics:
Birch kidneys are a herbal remedy with diuretic, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory effects. The diuretic effect of the birch drug is due to its components - flavonoids.
Flavonoids, saponins, tannins, vitamins, phytoncides, up to 6% - essential oils, containing resins, betulen, betulenol, betulenic acid and sesquiterpenes.