Wintergreen Essential Oil has an intense sweet fragrance. It is often used to flavor toothpaste and chewing gum. Additionally, it is used successfully for pain in liniments because it is an outstanding analgesic that works as an anti-inflammatory with antirheumatic properties. Wintergreen Essential Oil is strong; it must be diluted properly and it should always be handled with care!
PINK APOTHECARY PRODUCTS CONTAINING WINTERGREEN ESSENTIAL OIL:
Diffusion, Internal Use, Topical
PLANT PART USED
Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antirheumatic, antispasmodic, cooling.
Pain, inflammation, arthritis, rheumatism, flavoring.
Wintergreen Essential Oil should not be used internally. Do not use with individuals who are on anticoagulants or are about to have major surgery. Do not use with individuals who have a bleeding disorder or who have a salicylate sensitivity. Do not use on children under age 12-14. Do not use during pregnancy or while breastfeeding. Always dilute before use.
Methyl salicylate, limonene, a-pinene, myrcene, delta-3-carene, delta cadinene, 3,7 guaiadiene
WARNING: These methods of use, properties, and indications have been gathered from many sources. This information is provided for informational purposes only. This information does not in any way constitute medical advice, or engage our responsibility. When seeking the use of essential oils for therapeutic purposes please consult a doctor for your safety.