Scientific name : Gaultheria procumbens
Oil origin : Leaves
Extraction : Steam distilled
Aroma : Strong, minty
Odor strength : High
Evaporation : Middle note
Origin : China
Wintergreen is a bushy evergreen plant grown in the Himalaya region. It has a characteristic sweet and minty scent with a light pink color.
Wintergreen essential oil works well as a pain reliever, speeds healing for skin disorders, and is an effective antiseptic. It is widely used in preparations for the relief of muscular or joint related pain, derived from sports injuries and/or arthritis. Wintergreen essential oil tends to have a rubefacient effect meaning it can cause skin irritation on certain skin types.
Wintergreen essential oil is analgesic, antibacterial, antifungal, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, antioxidant, antiseptic, antispasmodic
Wintergreen essential oil essential oil is a wonderfully fragrant addition to cosmetic applications, personal care formulations, soaps, perfumery, incense, candles, and aromatherapy.
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This information is for educational purposes only, it is not intended to treat, cure, prevent or, diagnose any disease or condition. Nor is it intended to prescribe in any way. This information is for educational purposes only and may not be complete, nor may its data be accurate.
Safety precautions: Extremely potent use with care. Consult a professional reference for correct dilution ratios prior to application.
Avoid in pregnancy and lactation. Keep away from eye area. Keep out of reach of children.
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