100% Pure Wintergreen Essential Oil
You’ll probably agree that the characteristic medicinal mint fragrance of AWO’s pure Wintergreen Essential Oil has an aroma all its own. With its enveloping fragrance of menthol and herbs, Wintergreen Essential Oil is known primarily for its antiseptic and anti-arthritic properties, but it has a number of other therapeutic applications as well.
Wintergreen oil’s has a great reputation as a warming analgesic, effective in treating rheumatic and arthritic pain. It can help to cool and soothe skin irritation and swelling, and is known to boost blood circulation and improve digestion. Wintergreen Essential Oil is also traditionally used to treat colds, flu, fevers and infections, and for lifting levels of alertness and concentration.
Highly versatile, it can be used in aromatherapy, massage oils, skin care products and soaps and candles.
Botanical Name: Gaultheria procumbens
Plant Part: Leaves
Method of Extraction: Steam Distillation
Safety: Considered toxic – use with caution. Not to be used during pregnancy.