Plant Therapy Wintergreen Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Gaultheria Procumbens
Country of Origin: China
Extraction Method: Steam distilled
Plant Part: Leaves
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Aromatic Scent: Wintergreen has a sharp, sweet, fruity, medicinal scent.
Blends Well With: Aniseed, Clove, Coriander, Eucalyptus, Fennel, Geranium, Peppermint, Rosemary, Spearmint, Vanilla C02.
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.
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.