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birch

(bĭrch)
(Betula alba) Often consumed as a tea; the oil preparation is of alleged value in bladder disorders; sometimes used topically, although its toxicity makes it unsuitable for pediatric patients.
Synonym(s): white birch.

birch

a tree of shrub of the genus Betula with simple leaves, an outer bark that peels easily, and pale, fine-grained wood.

birch,

n Latin names:
Betula alba, Betula pendula, Betula verrucosa, Betula pubescens, Betula lenta; parts used: bark, leaves; uses: topical and internal analgesic, antioxidant, diuretic, kidney and bladder stones, gout; precautions: pregnancy, lactation, children, patients with allergic conditions, congestive heart failure, severe kidney conditions. Also called
birch tar oil, birch wood oil, black birch, cherry birch, sweet birch oil, or
white birch.
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