Birch, Sweet WC

Birch, Sweet WC
Botanical Name: Betula lenta
Country of Origin: Canada
Method of Cultivation: Natural / Wild Crafted
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Material Used: bark, twigs & leaves
CAS No: 68917-50-0
Odor: A fresh, sweet scent, reminiscent of Wintergreen.
Synonyms: Black birch, cherry birch, southern birch.
Family: Betulaceae
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Sweet Birch is one of my 'go to' when I am formulating for acute pain.
However, please note, this should not be used on a long term basis, due to the high Methyl salicylate content and should ALWAYS be diluted.  Blended with St John's Wort infused, I always like to add Castor Oil to the synergy base as it is also helpful for pain.
Key constituents:
Methyl salicylate ............ 90.4%
Ethyl salicylate ..............   5.5%
Linalyl acetate  ..............  1.1%
As per Robert Tisserand (pg 215):
- Hazards: Drug interactions, inhibits blood clotting toxicity; high doses may be teratogenic. (Any agent that can disturb the development of an embryo or fetus.)
Safety Summary:
contraindicated with anticoagulant medication, major surgery, hemophilia, and other bleeding disorders. Pregnancy, breastfeeding. Should NEVER be used children.
People with salicylate sensitivity (which often applies in ADD/ADHD).
External use ONLY.
Do NOT use undiluted on the skin.
Store away from children & pets.
Robert Tisserand : Essential Oil Safety pg 215

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Lemongrass (O)
View Botanical Name: Cymbopogan citratus
Country of Origin: Sri Lanka
Method of Cultivation: Organic
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
Plant Material Used: from fresh or partly dried leaves

CAS No: 8007-02-1
Flash Point: >100 C

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Citronella Java (WC)
Botanical Name: Cymbopogon nardus
Family: Poaceae or Gramineae
Country of Origin: Java 
Method of Cultivation: Wild Crafted
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Plant Material Used:  from the leaves

Odor: distinctive warm-woody & yet fresh, grassy odor.
Appearance: yellow to brownish-yellow liquid.

Synonyms: C. winterianus, Androogon nardus,

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Lavender 40/42 Standard
View Botanical Name: Lavendula angustifolia
Country of Origin: France
Method of Cultivation: Conventional 
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Plant Material Used: Freshly cut flowering tops
CAS No: 8000-28-0
Flash Point: 71 C

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Litsea cubeba EXTRA, May Chang
View Botanical Name: Litsea cubeba
Country of Origin: China
Method of Cultivation: Conventional
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
Plant Material Used: Small pepper like fruits
CAS No: 68855-99-2
Flash Point (closed cup): 67 C
Characteristics: Pale yellow to yellow liquid.
Aroma: Citrus & intensely lemon-like, fresh & sweet.

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Orange, Sweet (O)
View Latin Name: Citrus sinensis (L.) Osbeck)
Country of Origin: USA
Method of Cultivation: Certified Organic
Extraction Method: Cold Pressed
Plant Material Used: Rind of the organic orange
Appearance & Odor: Intensely yellow orange to deep orange liquid with
characteristic aroma of the outer part of the fresh orange peel.

CAS Number: 8008-57-9
Flash Point: 115 F (Closed Cup) 46 C (Closed Cup)

Synonyms: Orange Oil

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