The Gaultheria procumbens plant has a sweet, candy-like scent that continues into its essential oil, which is used to flavor candies and carbonated beverages. Our wintergreen essential oil is steam-distilled from wintergreen leaves grown in India.
- Botanical Name: Gaultheria procumbens
- Country of Origin: India
- Extraction Method: Steam distilled
- Plant Part: Leaves
- Aromatic Scent: Strong mint candy flavor
- Blends well with: Ylang-ylang, Peppermint, Marjoram, Lavender, and Birch
Wintergreen is the "fire" in fire & ice - our muscle blend and has excellent warming ability. Aromatically, it promotes clear breathing. Diffuse or apply topically in 2-5% dilution.
Wintergreen was is commonly used as bait to attract male orchid bees. It was also first used by native Americans to increase lung capacity and improve respiratory problems.
Keep out of reach of children. Undiluted oil not intended for topical use. May irritate eyes and skin. If pregnant, nursing, or under a doctor’s care, consult your doctor or health practitioner before use. Infant use discouraged.
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