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Organic Wintergreen is a bright green leafy bush with attractive red berries that was used for centuries by Native American populations as an aid for sore, aching joints and muscles due to aging or strenuous activities.
Botanical Name: Gaultheria procumbens
Country of Origin: Nepal, China
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Plant Part: Leaves
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Aromatic Scent: Sharp, sweet, fruity, medicinal scent
Blends Well With: Aniseed, Clove Bud, Coriander Seed, Eucalyptus Globulus, Fennel Sweet, Geranium Egyptian, Peppermint Western US, Rosemary 1,8-Cineole, Spearmint, Vanilla C02.
Cautions: Possible drug interactions. Can inhibit blood clotting. As a result, those who take aspirin or other blood-thinning medications should avoid using Wintergreen. Should not be used at all during or shortly after a viral fever. Moreover, we recommend a maximum dilution of 2.4% for topical applications. Above all, completely avoid Wintergreen oil up to age 12. Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding.
When added to a carrier at a maximum dilution of 2%, Organic Wintergreen essential oil can help with the aches and discomfort associated with aging joints. Likewise, please consult with one of our specialists if you need help deciding if Wintergreen is right for your situation.
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