Wintergreen 100% Pure Essential Oil (organic)

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Wintergreen essential oil has a strong minty aroma that can clear the head and even small amounts applied topically can provide pain relief. This makes it a pungent medicinal oil has strong anti-bacterial and anti-fungal effects, but should be used sparingly.

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Latin name:

Gaultheria procumbens

Country of origin:

Nepal

Scent group:

Herbaceous

Method of extraction:

Steam distilled

Clears the head

A few drops of wintergreen essential oil in a vaporizer or diffuser aids breathing and helps relieve stress and tension.

Relieves pain

The oil is a popular ingredient in muscle ointments and rubs. It contains a natural aspirin-like analgesic that can help to relieve pain locally. Used in a compress, the oil can alleviate headaches, muscle cramps, joint pain, and tendonitis, and can also bring some relief to pain caused by chronic conditions such as arthritis and rheumatism.

Aids digestion

Once absorbed through the skin, the oil can stimulate the digestive process by triggering the release of digestive juices.

In a diffuser

Used in a diffuser, the oil opens up the nasal and respiratory passages.

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In a compress

Blend 3 drops each of wintergreen and lavender oils for an effective hot or cold compress to relieve localised aches and pains.

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In an ointment

Add 1-2 drops to an ointment base to relieve pain locally.

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Dilute well before use (less than 2 per cent). Avoid during pregnancy and if breastfeeding. Not suitable for young children. Avoid if on anticoagulant medication and if sensitive to aspirin.

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