Our organically crafted wintergreen essential oil is steam distilled from the sustainably wildcrafted leaves of the small wintergreen shrub growing wild in the high elevations of the Himalayan Mountains of Nepal. This essential oil is incredibly potent and one of the more effective essential oils at helping to relieve pain and inflammation, although it should be used with caution and for shorter periods of time than many other essential oils.
Benefits and uses
The deep green, minty leaves of the evergreen Gaultheria fragmentissima wall shrub create a fresh, sweet, minty essential oil. Along with helping to relieve pain and inflammation, wintergreen essential oil is an incredible support when looking to ease unwanted muscle spasms. Wintergreen essential oil is also excellent for supporting healthy lung activity, especially if one is congested from a cold or the flu. This essential oil can help reduce unwanted water retention and has astringent properties, as well. Wintergreen essential oil is exceptionally powerful. Only use this oil in small amounts and for short durations. Please read the safety info for this essential oil in great detail before use. Wintergreen is also toxic to both dogs and cats, so use caution when using around your pets.
Emotionally and energetically, wintergreen essential oil revitalizes. It is perfect for helping to encourage forgiveness and help promote self-acceptance.