Wintergreen Essential Oil
100% Pure | Therapeutic | High quality
Common Uses: pain reliever, rheumatic arthritis, anti - inflammatory, digestive, aids headaches, respiratory tonic
Energetics/Fun Facts: Wintergreen is made up of 85%- 99% methyl salicylate which is part of the pain relieving component of aspirin.
Blends well with: lavender, peppermint, eucalyptus, ylang ylang, marjoram, vanilla, helichrysum, lemon, orange
Caution: Can be toxic in high amounts . Should not be ingested. Always use diluted and in low concentrations. Avoid if pregnant or breastfeeding or with kidney or liver disease
Associated Word: Cooling
Country of Origin: China
What are Essential Oils?
Essential oils are highly concentrated oils extracted from various parts of plants. Aromatherapy is the art and science of treating the physical, psychological and emotional states within the body using essential oils. Nezza Naturals has high-quality 'therapeutic grade' oils that are ethically sourced from around the world.
Ingredients: *Wildcrafted Wintergreen Essential Oil
Botanical Name: Gaultheria procumbens
Method of Extraction: Steam Distilled
*Wildcrafted: Wildcrafting (also known as foraging) is the practice of harvesting plants from their natural, or 'wild' habitat. Wildcrafted plants are not farmed or sprayed with any kind of pesticide. They are wild, native and organic by nature and maintain the positive properties of plants grown in their normal habitat.
Essential oils have tiny molecules, when inhaled are able to reach the olfactory area of the brain in the limbic system The limbic system is linked to memories, emotions, hormones, sexuality and heart rate.
Direct Inhalation: Inhale directly from the bottle for fast results.
Diffuser: Add 5-15 drops to a diffuser
Absorption through skin: Essential oil molecules are also able to penetrate the skin and pass into the capillary blood. It is very beneficial to add them to massage oils, lotions, skin care etc
Bath: Add a few drops of essential oil to your bath water and enjoy benefits through both topical absorption and inhalation
Note: Always dilute essential oils in carrier oil or lotion before using directly on the skin. In acute situations there are some essential oils that are safe to use directly on the skin.