Hornbeam can be called the elder brother of oak. The same density, but a little bit harder, the same calorific value, but again a little hotter.
Of course, hornbeam is a premium class firewood. The ideal option for a long evening at the fireplace, however, like the oak wood, to reached a best result, first-dont forget to warm up the fireplace well.
Nevertheless, despite the really strong similarity with the “oak brother” there is one distinctive feature of Alaska hornbeam firewood. When burning, silver ions are released from the hornbeam and going around, which has a beneficial effect on the human respiratory system. Inhalation of air enriched with silver ions is an excellent therapy for people suffering from asthmatic manifestations and generally suffering from diseases of the respiratory system. But let’s be adequate and attentive, this is not a pill or an injection, this will not save from serious diseases, but of course, with long and constant use, it will give its positive therapeutic effect. So, go in a right way with hornbeam firewood and you will have the best result ever you have before.