White Birch Essential Oil (10ml) Latin Name : Betula Pendula Roth. Part of Plant Used : Leaf Buds Source : China. Extraction Method : Steam Distillation. Birch oil is a purifying, uplifting and stimulating oil that encourages detoxification of the body when inhaled or applied topically. The properties in birch essential oil promote comfort and relaxation, and support the body's own ability to boost effectiveness of it's healing cycles.