Wintergreen Essential Oil
Wintergreen essential oil is pale yellow in colour with an intense sweet-woody aroma.
It is a native to North America.
The oil is extracted from the leaves using steam distillation.
Menthyl salicylate and gaultherilene
analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antirheumatic, antitussive, astringent, carminative, diruetic, emmenagogue, galactagogue and stimulant.
- It is mainly employed for joint and muscular problems such as lumbago, sciatica, neuralgia, myalgia, etc.
- Wintergreen oil should always used in diluted form.
- Avoid using during pregnancy.