Alder is a tree growing mostly in flushes. Most of these trees can be found in Siberia near lakes and rivers. Even our ancestors used cones, leaves and rind of alder to treat colds and all kinds of wounds. Decoction of alder rind possesses anti-inflammatory and tanning properties.
Alder in dentistry and against diseases of the mouth cavity. Alder rind is used in dentistry to treat parodontosis. Alder rind contains flavonoids, monosaccharides, and sterol. Decoction of alder rind makes gums stronger and kills bacteria that cause bad breath.