Birch Tar Essential Oil 500g 100% Pure. The tar is produced from the bark of various birch species by slow destructive distillation. The birch tree is native to the northern hemisphere and grows up to 15-20 meters in height. It has slender branches, silver-white bark broken into scales and light green oval leaves. Cananga, Benzoin, Jasmine, Sandalwood and Rosemary. Reminiscent of tar, charred wood and smoke. Many have compared it to the scent of a campfire. Birch tar oil contains, amongst other constituents, guaiacol, cresol, and pyrocatechol. Birch tar is a thick, bituminous, brownish-black liquid, with a pungent, balsamic odour. The well-known odor of Russian leather is due to the application of birch tar in the process of dressing. It likewise imparts durability to leather, and it is owing to its presence that books bound in Russia leather, are not liable to become moldy. Important Note : The information provided is for educational purposes only. Be sure to add me to your favourites list. If you are unsure of anything, please let me know, I will be only too happy to help. The item “Birch Tar Essential Oil 500g 100% Pure (EO500BIRCTAR)” is in sale since Friday, July 29, 2016. This item is in the category “Crafts\Candle Making & Soap Making\Other Candle & Soap Supplies”. The seller is “world_of_moulds” and is located in Fordingbridge. This item can be shipped worldwide.
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