Data: Native to the east coast of the United States and southern Canada and to parts of Russia. The sweet in the name derives from the sugar syrup made from the boiled sap of the tree, traditionally gathered by American First Nations peoples. Sweet birch oil was formerly used as a substitute for wintergreen oil (Gaultheria procumbens).
Principal places of production: United States, Canada, Russia
When buying look for: Colorless to pale-yellow liquid with a strong, sweet, wintergreen-like aroma. Not to be confused with white birch essential oil (Betula alba).
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