Wintergreen: Gaultheria Procumbens
100% Pure Essential Oil
Most Common Uses: (see photo)
Other Uses: nerve pain, PMS, stomachache, may help with asthma
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description: A thin, colorless to pale yellow liquid.
Aromatic Summary: A middle note with a strong aroma, Wintergreen has a characteristic sweet and minty scent similar to Sweet Birch, the main component in the flavor of root beer, with spicy tones.
Blends With: Ylang-ylang, Peppermint, Marjoram, Lavender, Birch Sweet, and Vanilla.
Product Abstract: Wintergreen and Sweet Birch oil are nearly identical in chemical composition and aroma; similarly, both were used in traditional folk remedies by the aboriginal peoples of North America.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided. Always consult a doctor before using essential oils if you have health issues, or if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. For further safety information, refer to our blog Safe Use of Essential Oils with Babies, Kids & Pets