- High anti-radical activity;
- Mild skin whitening effect as a result of increased inhibition of tyrosinase – an enzyme involved in melanin synthesis;
- Suited for use in skin- and hair-whitening products.
Birch leaves possess anti-microbial properties and have been used for cleansing skin and healing wounds as well as treating skin conditions, such as eczema. Birch leaf extract also has high anti-radical activity.