Birch Trees: Natural Medicine in Your Backyard

If you have access to birch trees, take advantage of their medicinal properties by using the techniques outlined in this article.

Mushrooms sprouting from a birch tree
In every form, birch makes an excellent tonic and detoxifier, mainly working on the urinary system to remove waste products, as in kidney or bladder stone, gravel, gout, and rheumatism.
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