More About Our Wintergreen Essential Oil
Size: 5 ml violet glass bottle
Distillation: Steam distilled from wild leaves
Botanical name: Gaultheria fragrantissima
Note: Wild-crafted and artisan distilled. There is a huge amount of wintergreen essential oil on the market that is colorless. It has been redistilled or altered to remove the usual high iron content present in rustic single distillations. Many contain synthetically produced methyl salicylate. We have searched for a long time to find a truly pure wintergreen essential oil. Ours is a golden color, with remarkable aroma. We are pleased to offer this fine oil.
Homeopathic Properties of Wintergreen Essential Oil
- Stimulant–liver, gallbladder
Internal–oral homeopathic dosage only, suppository, inhalation
External–massage, topical application, local and spinal compress, application to points, meridians, and energy centers, wound application
Observations and Anecdotal Information
Wintergreen essential oil is an oil that can be applied topically to reduce acne, blemishes, inflammation, and eczema. It should be diluted for topical use, and sensitive individuals should test it before use by doing a patch test.
It is great for relieving the pain of sciatica, and should e applied to both the spine and the area where pain is felt. Apply as a spinal compress, twice weekly, until the pain is gone.
It is also a disinfectant, and improves breathing when passages are congested. It is opening and expanding to lungs and bronchial tubes.
Wintergreen essential oils makes a fine massage oil with its pain relieving properties. It can have a cortisone like action in the body, helping to relieve pain and stimulate circulation in joints, bones, muscles, and tissue, without the potential risk of joint degeneration associated with actual cortisone.
- Avoid using with infants, small children, and pregnant or lactating women.
- Avoid external use with sensitive or allergic people, may cause irritation. Most irritations are caused by using low quality oils that have been adulterated.
None of our products are recognized or approved by the FDA. They are not intended to diagnose, treat, or cure any disease. This information is anecdotal, and is provided for educational purposes only. It is not meant to be taken as medical advice. See a health care professional for medical advice.