Wintergreen essential oil is extracted by steam distillation of its leaves. Wintergreen has been widely used by native Americans for its medicinal properties. They have been known to use the leaves to fight respiratory infections and increase endurance.
Plant part: Leaves
Botanical Name: Gaultheria fragrantissima Wall
Extraction method: Steam distilled
Blends With: mint, narcissus, oregano, thyme, vanilla and ylang-ylang oils.
Aroma: a sweet and fresh, minty aroma
Analgesic, anodyne, antirheumatic, antiarthritic, antispasmodic, antiseptic, aromatic, astringent, carminative, diuretic, emenagogue and stimulating substance.
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Safety, Storage and Shelf Life
Safety: When applying topically, dilute to 2.5%. Avoid using when pregnant or breast feeding or you have any blood disorders. Avoid contact with eyes.
Storage: Always store out of direct sunlight and away from heat. If possible store in refrigeration for extended life.
We have some additional information about essential oil storage on our blog.
Shelf Life: 48 Months
Bottling: Our 5ml, 10ml and 15ml bottles come with euro dropper tops. Our 30ml and 60ml bottles will come with a traditional top and a complimentary dropper with a measured glass pipette for easy measuring. The complimentary dropper should not be used while storing the essential oil.
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