Wintergreen Organic Essential Oil in Amber Glass Bottle

 

Description

An evergreen shrub growing to 1m. It is in leaf all year, in flower from April to May.

 

Details

Botanical Name: Gaultheria Procumbens

Origin: Nepal

Family: Ericaceae

Plant Part: Leaves

Extraction Method: Steam Distillation

Note: Top

Colour: Pale yellow or yellowish or pinkish.

Consistency: Thin

Aromatic Scent: Sweet camphor-like scent

Aromatic Strength: Strong

Common Uses: Antiseptic, a diuretic, stimulant, emenagogue and anti- rheumatic. It is very useful in many rheumatic conditions, for gout and stiffness due to old age. It also revitalizes and gives energy following muscular pains, particularly good for athletes for instance.

History: Wintergreen and Sweet Birch 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.

 

Never use pure oils on the skin without diluting, never use internally, keep away from children and eyes, always check if there are any medical issues which could cause a problem. Seek help if you have any doubts.

Organic Wintergreen Essential Oil 10g (£2.51/10g)

£2.51Price
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