Cosmetic Benefits of Birch Trees

Birch - the most widespread tree in Europe, Asia, and North America. It has a specific silhouette with an openwork crown and a distinctive white bark. The white birch color is due to betulin, a substance with multi-directional, beneficial effects.

Birch Tree Bark

Birch symbolizes joy and at the same time is one of the most important medicinal plants. For example, birch sap is known for its nutritional and purifying properties. Birch and it's mushroom Chaga is well known in herbal medicine and currently studied for its cancer prevention properties. Infusions from the leaves are helpful in diseases of the kidneys, from wood and bark tar is obtained - a natural preparation, useful in conquering in many skin diseases. The birch bark has many useful extracts. One of them is betulin and betulinic acid and then lupeol, which have many interesting pharmacological properties. They are also used as a valuable cosmetic raw material and can be used for skin and hair care.


Cosmetic Benefits of Birch Trees

Due to the broad spectrum of action of these substances, cosmetic preparations containing them are used in many skin conditions:

  • as a natural antioxidant protects the skin against free radicals and carcinogens (ionizing radiation, UV) which accelerate skin aging;

  • strongly stimulates the synthesis of collagen and elastin in the skin;

  • in the case of atopic dermatitis, allergies, and psoriasis, it reduces skin lesions, edema and eliminates the symptoms of severe itching;

  • is a sebum secretion regulator, has anti-inflammatory properties, also inhibits the growth of acne bacteria Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus (Staphylococcus aureus);

  • is used in eliminating chronic eczema (eczema) and common acne, rosacea, and steroidal acne.

It is vital that these substances are entirely safe for the body and they don't have toxic effects, even at very high concentrations.

Sylveco Company was the first in the world to extensively study and to use betulin and betulinic acid in cosmetics. Currently, the company uses this valuable ingredient in almost every product of its flagship brand.
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Birch Light Moisturizer


Birch Light Moisturizer

Hypoallergenic light birch cream for the daily care of all skin types that require regeneration. It contains an extract of birch bark, which, thanks to the properties of stimulating the synthesis of collagen and elastin, increases the elasticity of the skin and delays the aging process. The cream uses a combination of aloe extract and xylitol with a special moisturizing and softening effect. Natural vegetable oils and shea butter rebuild the water-lipid layer and, combined with allantoin, provide the skin with quick relief. The addition of vitamin E protects it from the negative influence of the environment. Soapwort extract, containing saponins, facilitates the penetration of active ingredients deeper into the skin. The cream can be used under makeup and around tired eyes.

Indications: preparation for dehydrated, dry, tired skin, exposed to harmful factors (sun, tobacco smoke).

Birch Moisturizing Cream with Betulin

Birch Moisturizing Cream with Betulin


Hypoallergenic Birch Cream with Betulin has only natural ingredients. It is intended for the daily care of all skin types, above all sensitive and prone to allergies. It contains the active substances - betulin and betulin acid, obtained from birch bark, which have soothing and regenerating properties in the case of irritation, inflammation, and damage to the skin tissue. The birch cream contains no preservatives, which naturally rebuilds the protective layer of the skin, nourishes it and restores balance. The preparation is odorless.

Indications: The cream perfectly soothes irritated skin, strengthens its natural protective barrier. Specially recommended for very sensitive, dry skin, requiring regeneration.

Calendula and Birch Moisturizing Cream with Betulin

Calendula and Birch Moisturizing Cream with Betulin

Hypoallergenic intensive moisturizing cream formulated with gentle and balancing natural ingredients safe for sensitive skin. It is especially recommended for irritated and inflamed skin. It nourishes and tones the skin with soothing, regenerative and anti-inflammatory betulin and betulinic acid from the bark of birch trees, as well as calendula extract.

Indications: The cream is recommended for very sensitive and irritated skin. It has a healing and soothing effect for the skin after cosmetic treatments, during the major breakdowns in acne, during the major flare-ups in eczema, after skin sunburns. 

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Author: Unknown published by online journal 'Uroda" Article: "Birch Strength Enclosed in the Cosmetic Formula"

translated from Polish by Alina Cosmetics

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