|Common name ||Wintergreen oil |
|Botanical name ||Gaultheria procumbens |
|Description ||Almost colourless to very pale yellow to pink, with a strong, sweet, aromatic odour |
|Main GC components ||Methyl salicylate |
|Plant parts used ||Leaves |
|Extraction method ||Steam distillation |
|Region of origin ||China |
Wintergreen is an oil associated with sports. Wintergreen is known to assist natural recovery in sore muscles, tendons and joint pain. It is used after exercise to assist in the release of toxins and lactic acid.
BLENDS WELL WITH
- Consultation with a suitably qualified practitioner is recommended prior to use
- For external use only.
- Do not apply to skin undiluted
- Not recommended for use during pregnancy
- Perform a patch test prior to use