Wintergreen Essential Oil

$18.95Price

Botanical Name: Gaultheria Procumbens


Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Origin: India


Description: Wintergreen is a small evergreen herb which grows up to 15cm (6 in) high with slender stems, leathery serrated leaves, drooping white flowers followed by fleshy scarlet berries.


Color: Colorless to pale yellow clear liquid.


Common Uses: Wintergreen Essential Oil has a history of use as a pain reliever. It is also believed to increase the speed of healing for skin disorders, and when added to lotions, acts as a natural moisturizer.


Consistency: Thin


Note: Middle


Strength of Aroma: Strong


Blends well with: Ylang-ylang, Peppermint, Marjoram, Lavender, Birch Sweet and Vanilla.
Aromatic Scent: Wintergreen Essential Oil has a strong mint candy flavor.


History: Wintergreen Essential Oil and Sweet Birch Essential Oil are both nearly identical in chemical composition and aroma; similarly, both have been used in traditional folk remedies. This tradition has led to the discovery of Methyl Salicylate, its main ingredient, as a pain reliever. Wintergreen is a traditional native North American remedy, used for aches and pains and to help breathing while hunting or carrying heavy loads.


 

amber glass round bottle; dropper cap

15 ml (0.5 oz) height: 2.6" diameter: 1.1"

 

*These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA.   This product is not to replace the care of a doctor. This information is for informational purposes only and is not to be taken as medical advise. Consult with your doctor before starting any dietary supplements, especially if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or have a medical condition. Discontinue use and consult a doctor if any adverse effects occur.

 

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