It is important to us that our Birch Oil be of the highest quality and therefore more efficacious. Our Birch Oil is loaded with Methyl Salicylate, which produces cortisone-quality healing that reduces inflammation and muscle fatigue. Methyl Salicylate is analgesic, anti-inflammatory, and anti-spasmodic, rubefacient and anti-rheumatic. All this spells sweet, soothing properties for muscle and joint pain. We hear of countless stories and experiences where Birch Essential Oil has positively impacted people.