Birch (Betula Pubescens) is a broadleaved deciduous hardwood tree of the genus Betula in the family Betulaceae, which also includes alders, hazels, and hornbeams, and is closely related to the beech/oak family, Fagaceae.
Birch (Betula) in some sources referred to by the name Vetoulis is a deciduous tree that reaches a height of 20-25 meters.
It psychrovio species and grows at high altitudes in Northern Greece ( Rodopi , Bald term Paggaio etc. ) .
It has very high requirements with respect to light of all other broadleaves .
The birch is presented as a sacred tree of the Turkish peoples of northern Siberia. According to local tradition, a male and a female birch appeared in the beginning of mankind .
According to various sources birches live from 100 to more than 400 years .
The birch is considered to be a great purifier and blood purifier
Another important property of birch is the antithrombotic effect of stabilizing vascular walls.
Birch either alone or in combination with other gemmotherapeftika can be used antiobesity