Mettä Birch Leaf
Birch leaf is a popular herbal tea and spice with a fresh scent that immediately captures the mind and takes you to spring time. Birch leaves are pure and refreshing and are known for their healing and cleansing properties. They can be used as a spice in soups, stews and pies or in cold foods sprinkled on top of your salad or smoothie.
As a tea
Measure 1 tsp of birch leaves to a cup (2 dl) of simmering water and let brew 10-15 min. To be used in small amounts. Do not use continuously for more than one week. Taken internally, not recommended for pregnant women or for diabetics.
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Wild herbs from the pure Finnish nature
Finnish nature is the home to some of the world’s most purest and tasties wild herbs. Wild herbs are foraged in the spring or early summer when the herbs are still fresh and their nutrient content is at their highest. Some of the most popular, exciting and unique wild herbs found in the Finnish nature include birch leaves, nettle, roseroot, dandelion, yarrow and spruce sprout. Wild herbs are full of taste and healthy nutrients which is why they are perfect for seasoning all kinds of dishes. They can also be used to brew delicious herbal tea.
Treasures of the Finnish forests
Finland is one of the world’s most forest-rich countries with over 80 % of our land area covered in forests. Anyone can also enjoy the wonderful benefits that these forests offer: our everyman’s rights guarantee that anyone can roam freely in nature and enjoy nature’s givings regardless of who owns the land. The Finnish forests are the home of some of the purest and the most nutritious natural foods in the world. Our forests are full of berries, mushrooms and wild herbs that grow from the cleanest soil and are fed by the purest water and air. The harsh winters yet light summers make the plants grow particularly rich in nutrients.