Wintergreen Essential Oil

Wintergreen Essential Oil

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Wintergreen Essential Oil

Botanical Name: Gaultheria Procumbens
Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam

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.

Colour: Pale Yellow

Common Uses
: Wintergreen 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.

Consistency
: Thin

Note: Middle - Top

Strength of Aroma: Strong

Blends Well With: Wintergreen blends well with Ylang Ylang, Peppermint, Marjoram Sweet, Lavender, Birch and Vanilla.

Aromatic Scent: Wintergreen has a strong mint candy flavor.

History
: Wintergreen and Sweet Birch oil are both nearly identical in chemical composition and aroma; similarly, both have been used in traditional folk remedies. This tradition has led to the discovery of Methyl Salicylate, its main ingredient, as a pain reliever. Wintergreen is a traditional native North American remedy, used for aches and pains and to help breathing while hunting or carrying heavy loads.
 
Important Note: The information provided is for educational purposes only.
 

Specification Documents

Wintergreen Methyl Salicylate - Allergens.pdf
Wintergreen Methyl Salicylate - IFRA.pdf
Wintergreen Methyl Salicylate - SDS.pdf
Wintergreen Methyl Salicylate - Spec.pdf