April 11 (March 29 Old Style)

Mark. Day birch. On this day, listening to birch. In Russia have always loved the birch tree, she even became a symbol of our country. She was considered the tree of life, health and light. With birch was associated with multiple beliefs. For example, our ancestors believed that if a sick child lash birch twig, then immediately removes the disease home. And if you stick a twig of birch in the roof of the house, it will protect the house from lightning. Love and respect for the birch tree in the Christian era and reinforced by the fact that. According to legend, she hid it the Virgin and Christ child from the weather. On this day, listening to birch. Birch sap otpaivali patients. Birch juice cleanses the blood, expelled from the stomach sickness.