Botanical Name: Gaultheria Procumbens
Plant Part: Leaves
Origin: China or India
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Plant Description: Wintergreen is a small evergreen herb which grows up to 15cm (6 in) high with slender stems, leathery serrated leaves, drooping white flowers followed by fleshy scarlet berries.
Color: Colorless to pale yellow clear liquid.
Aromatic Fragrance: Wintergreen Essential Oil has a strong mint candy flavor
Aromatic Strength: Strong
Common Applications: Wintergreen Essential Oil has a history of use as a pain reliever. It is also believed to increase the speed of healing for skin disorders, and when added to lotions, acts as a natural moisturizer.
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Storage Directions: Essential Oils should be stored in a cool dry place out of direct sunlight. Essential Oils should be stored in colored glass, the most common storage method being used today are Boston Round Bottles in the amber tint.
Blends Well With: Ylang-ylang, Peppermint, Marjoram, Lavender, Birch Sweet and Vanilla.
Cautions: Avoid use if pregnant. Safety in young children, nursing women, or those with severe liver or kidney disease is not known.