Considered a pediatric remedy, not as strong as Betula pubescens, tonic for children and adolescents
Primarily used for growth and regeneration of organs and bones in particular (increases osteoblastic activity) through remineralization
Liver and kidney drainage
Immune system modulation (treats acute cases better than chronic, where you would use Betula pubescens)
Consider in combination with:
Abies alba, for growing pains
Rubus idaeus and Ilex aquifolium, fibrocystic breasts, fibroadenoma
Juglans regia and Ribes nigrum, inflammation and infection overall
Abies alba, juvenile osteochondritis, chronic osteomyelitis, rickets, dental cavities, bone breaks
Ribes nigrum and Fagus sylvatica, allergies
Ribes nigrum and Vitis vinifera, joint pain, arthritis
Quercus robur, fatigue secondary to allergies
Alnus glutinosa, prevention of thrombus
Fagus sylvatica and Alnus glutinosa, recurrent infections
Alnus glutinosa and Juglans regia, bronchitis
Rosa canina, to work with RES together
HerbalGem gemmo complexes that contain Betula verrucosa:
G2 ART-GEM (joint complex)
G6 CHO-GEM (anti-cholesterol complex)
G13 OST-GEM (bone complex)
Note: Also available in seeds (G80) which is used for psychiatric situations. It can increase the size of the amygdale and blocks protein synthesis there, related to fears and long term memory. Stimulates the adrenal glands. Available in sap (G78).
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 verrucosa* ……………………………… 0.05 ml
(Silver birch buds) (extract 1:20, QCE 2.5 mg)
Non-medicinal ingredients: glycerin* (vegetal), alcohol*, purified water.
*Organic certification by Certisys-BE1
Adults and children > 12 years take 5-15 drops daily, between meals, pure or diluted in water, or as recommended by a healthcare practitioner.
Consult a healthcare practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen.Do not use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding unless directed by a healthcare practitioner.