What is doTERRA Birch Essential Oil?
What is doTERRA Birch essential oil – and what is it good for? Birch is wonderful for soothing discomfort, and it made from Birch trees. Methyl Salicylate is the main constituent.
Keep reading for educational information, recipes, and usage tips to help you use Birch essential oil.
Where Does Birch Oil Come From?
Birch is natural essential oil that comes from the bark of Birch trees. doTERRA Birch comes from Pennsylvania, USA. The bark is put through a distillation process to extract the essential oil. Birch essential oil comes from the bark of Betula lenta tree, known as black birch, cherry birch, or sweet birch.
What is Birch Oil Used For?
Birch essential oil has many uses and benefits. It will help you soothe discomfort, is healthy for the skin and hair, and can be used in household cleaning to reduce odors.
Try these common uses of Birch essential oil to get started! 👀
- Apply topically to the skin to soothe an area of discomfort.
- Massage into back and legs for a cooling sensation after exercise.
- Place a few drops on a cotton ball and put in an area where you want to mask odors.
- Add three to four drops to the diffuser of your choice, or mix into a favorite diffuser blend.
- Apply to the skin to help reduce the appearance of blemishes.
- Add a few drops to your shampoo to support scalp health.
If you have sensitive skin, I suggest using a carrier oil for topical use. You get the same benefits, but using a carrier oil helps the essential oil absorb at a slower rate.
Birch Roller Blends
Topical use is a wonderful way to support your muscles, joints and bones with doTERRA Birch essential oil. Try one of these discomfort soothing blends, and relax! To make a roller bottle with Birch, simply use one of the following recipes. Then top with a carrier oil in a 10 ml roller bottle.
Muscles Roller Bottle
- 10 drops of doTERRA AromaTouch
- 10 drops of doTERRA Deep Blue
- 10 drops of Birch
- 5 drops of Peppermint
- 5 drops of Roman Chamomile
- 5 drop of Wintergreen
Soothe Muscles Roller Bottle
- 10 drops Birch
- 5 Eucalyptus
- 5 Peppermint
- 5 Rosemary
What are the emotional benefits of doTERRA Birch?
Every essential oil has emotional benefits. Birch is good for helping you let go of negative energy. It encourages you to seek openness, clarity, allow yourself to be supported in a healthy way, and find your inner strength.
What does doTERRA Birch Essential Oil smell like?
The aroma is sweet, spicy, and minty! The stimulating and fresh aroma is similar to what Wintergreen smells like.
Birch Diffuser Blends
You can diffuse Birch! Here are some suggested diffuser blends, but feel free to make up your own. The sky is the limit!
- 3 drops of Grapefruit
- 3 drops of Vanilla
- 2 drops of Birch
- 3 drops of Cypress
- 3 drops of Siberian Fir
- 2 drops of Birch
- 4 drops of Birch
- 3 drops of Lavender
Oils that Blend Well with Birch
Would you like to create your own Birch blend? Birch oil blends well with the following oils:
Try mixing and matching to create your own diffuser and roller bottle blends with Birch essential oil! Be sure to come over to our Facebook group and share your creations. I can’t wait to see what you make. 💜
Buy doTERRA Birch Essential Oil Online
Are you wondering where to buy Birch? This essential oil is not currently available on the USA market, but stay tuned! I’m hoping we will be able to buy doTERRA Birch soon. 🥰 Join our Facebook group to get first notice!
In the meantime, Wintergreen essential oil can be used in place of Birch. For discomfort, I recommend trying Deep Blue.
Additional Learning Resources
Want some more Birch oil uses? Check out these links for some extra tips and information. There are some many things Birch can be used for, to benefit your health.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.
**Do NOT ingest non-doTERRA brand essential oils. Other brands do not have the same quality, sourcing, testing, purity, or safety as doTERRA oils. You can purchase doTERRA brand in my shop here.
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