Botanical Name: Gaultheria procumbens
Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
Plant Part: Leaf
Aroma: Sweet and minty scent similar to Wintergreen gum
Color: Pinkish to reddish
Description: Growing up to 1/2 foot tall, this evergreen with leathery leaves and slender creeping stems, has beautiful white flowers that are followed by fleshy red berries.
Blends Well With: Ylang-ylang, Peppermint, Marjoram, Lavender, Birch Sweet and Vanilla
History: In the past, people tried to intake wintergreen to serve as diuretic, to balance hormones and mucuous discharges. Later on, due to its toxity it was no longer used internally for medical purposes.
Use Safely: Generally safe to use. Simply follow instructions to dilute. The International Federation of Aromatherapists does not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy.
Safety: Dilute to no more than 2.4% when using topically. Avoid use if pregnant or breastfeeding.
STORAGE LIFE: Up to four (4) years
Euro Dropper Cap: included for your convenience
Come back soon for awesome ideas on how to use these essential oils!
- Used as a fragrance for perfumes
- Diluted wintergreen essential oil can be diffused to a vaporizer for arometherapy.
- It is well known to relieve tense muscles.
- Diffuse to relieve stress, anxiety and for a calming effect.
- Few drops of wintergreen essential oil to warm bath for a soothing effect.
Analgesic, Anti-inflammatory, Antitussive, Astringent, Diuretic
These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.