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White birch – Buds


Key notes:

  • More profound action than Betula verrucosa
  • Intense diuretic, kidney drainage
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Immune modulating
  • Antithrombotic – stabilises walls of vessels through inflammation modulating
  • Stimulates Kupffer cells of the liver, liver drainage
  • Stimulates bone regeneration


Therapeutic actions:

Around the year 1800, Dr. Percy wrote: “In all Northern Europe … birch water is the hope, happiness and panacea of the inhabitants, rich and poor, big and small. Skin diseases, pimples, blotches…rarely resist to it. It is a valuable remedy in rheumatic diseases, in the remainders of gout, in a crowd of chronic evils against which medical science is so exposed to fail”.

The sap, also known as “birch water” is exclusively collected in spring, just as the body, coming emerging from winter, it too needs cleansing of all the accumulated wastes. It is in spring, that the birch buds inflate to contain many active ingredients (essential oils, tannins, flavonic derivatives, sesquiterpenes and vitamin C).

The buds and the sap activate the diuresis and the elimination of organic wastes (Kidney / Liver detoxifier) (stimulates Kupffer cells of the liver), such as uric acid and cholesterol.

Betula species buds also have anti-inflammatory, analgesic, remineralising and anti-thrombotic properties.


HerbalGem gemmo complex that contains Betula pubescens:

G20 DEPURASAP (birch sap for detoxifying)

G21 CELLUSAP (birch sap for cellulite)

G28 ARTISAP (birsh sap for joints and muscles)


Gemmotherapy is a branch of phytotherapy that uses buds and young shoots of trees and shrubs. Gathered in the spring at a key stage of their natural growth cycle, buds and young shoots are freshly handpicked and put in maceration in a solution of water, alcohol and glycerin to extract all their active principles.


Ingredients | Each drop contains:

Betula pubescens* (White birch buds) (extract 1:20 … 2.5 mg) 0.05 ml

Non-medicinal ingredients: alcohol, water, glycerin.

*Organic certification by Certisys-BE1


Adults and children > 12 years 5-15 drops daily, between meals, pure or diluted in water, or as directed by a health care practitioner.

  • Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen.
  • Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless directed by a health care practitioner.
  • Do not use if safety seal is broken.
  • Keep out of reach of small children.

For more information please consult your health care practitioner.

G83 | Betula pubescens (50ml)

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