Traditionally, wintergreen has been used for centuries for muscle aches and pains, arthritis, and rheumatism. While its aroma is on the minty side, it has a warming quality that makes it perfect for relieving the aches and pains associated with those problems. Native Americans used crushed leaves to alleviate the pain of strained muscles, and also as an anti-inflammatory. What many may not realize is wintergreen is often used in perfumery applications, especially fragrances that possess a forest-type scent.
- Gaultheria procumbens
- 100% pure
Suggested Usage: For aromatherapy use. Mixes well with eucalyptus oil, lemon oil, peppermint oil, and tangerine oil. For all other uses, carefully dilute with a carrier oil such as jojoba, grapeseed, olive, or almond oil prior to use.
Aroma: Warm, sweet.
Benefits: Stimulating, refreshing, uplifting.
Extraction Method: Steam distilled from leaves.
Ingredients: 100% pure wintergreen oil.
Caution: Contains methyl salicylate. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. If swallowed, give water and call physician immediately. In case of contact with eyes or skin, flush thoroughly with water. For eyes, get medical attention. Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant or lactating, consult your healthcare practitioner before using. Not for internal use. May be harmful or fatal if swallowed.