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Wintergreen Organic Essential Oil

Wintergreen Organic Essential Oil

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Product Details

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.

KidSafe®:

No

Cautions:

Possible drug interactions. Can inhibit blood clotting. 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. We recommend a maximum dilution of 2.4% for topical applications. Completely avoid Wintergreen oil up to age 12. Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding.

This bright green leafy bush with attractive red berries was used for centuries by Native American populations as an aid for sore, aching joints and muscles due to aging or strenuous activities.
When added to a carrier at a maximum dilution of 2%, Wintergreen essential oil can help with the aches and discomfort associated with aging joints. Please consult with our Aromatherapists ([email protected]) if you need help deciding if Wintergreen is right for your situation.
The International Federation of Aromatherapists does not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. All cautions listed for individual oils do not include those cautions from ingestion.

This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

Bottles are filled by volume. Some bottle sizes may not be filled to the top, but do contain the volume of oil specified.
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57 Review(s)
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5.0 5  Pain Killer

I was first introduced to this oil many years ago in India in a Ayurvedic pain blend. I used to get it from India in the past, but not anymore. I now make my own pain blends and add wintergreen. I am very cautious using it because I know it inhibits clotting. I will not blindly recommend this to others as it has to be used with caution.

recommend  No, I wouldn't recommend this to a friend.

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3.0 5  Not quite as described, but works for my purposes.

I purchased wintergreen because I love minty/medicinal scents and was intrigued by the description of sharp, sweet and fruity. This one is a bit more medicinal than I expected. It is very mild, but I don’t smell sweet or fruity at all. Out of the bottle, it starts off smelling minty, but ends on a kind of moldy note. The moldy hint goes away when used in the diffuser, alone or in combination with other oils, and it becomes more like the wintergreen mint smell I was expecting. I have also added this oil to lotions and my (homemade & store bought) mouthwash with some success. If you are looking for a nice minty fresh scent, try peppermint or muscle aid, or spearmint for the fruity mint smell. If you like mildly medicinal scents, this one may work for you.

recommend  Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

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5.0 5  Great for aches and pains

I use this to make a concoction for back pain. Works great neat or in a carrier oil.

recommend  Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

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5.0 5  This is delicious!

My boys were putting this in their water. Putting it on their tongues. I think this is their favorite oil of all time.

recommend  Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

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5.0 5  Effective Painkiller

I use wintergreen on a regular basis for knee pain and to loosen my daughter's soccer muscles. I'm very happy to have an alternative to OTC pain pills.

recommend  Yes, I would recommend this to a friend.

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