Wintergreen Essential Oil, Natural
Latin Name: gualtheria promcumbens General Description Wintergreen is a name given to many plants of the Ericaceae family which doesn't lose its leaves in winter. The whole plant is aromatic in taste and is frequently eaten. The spicy part comes from the volatile oil which is a stimulant, astringent, and a diuretic, but is chiefly used for flavoring confectionery or pharmiceutical preparations.The oil has been used interchangeably with sweet Birch oil, both being made up almost exclusively of methyl salicylate. How It's Made Wintergreen Oil is steam or water distilled from leaves previously steeped in warm water. Properties
Nervous System<> Recommended for Nerve Spasms Helps with Sciatica
Reduces Acne Helps with Cuts Helps with Wounds Helps with Oily
Muscles Used for Lumbago Helps with Myalgia
This oil is non-toxic and will not irritate or sensitize the
. Wintergreen should not be used directly on the
. The oil should first be mixed with a diluting or carrier oil.