Wintergreen (Organic) 15ml
Gaultheria procumbens
Wintergreen (Organic) 15ml

Wintergreen has a pleasant candy-like aroma, but must be used with care as an essential oil. since it is usually 90% methyl salicylate, which contains the same active ingredient as aspirin. When used correctly, wintergreen may significantlyy reduce inflammation and pain in sore or arthritic joints and strained muscles.

Extraction: Steam distilled from organic leaves and stems
Medical Properties: analgesic, antiarthritic, anti-inflammatory, antispasmodic, antiseptic, antitussive, astringent, diuretic, emmenagogue, lactogenic, mental stimulant
Actions: reduces and soothes localized pain, helps relieve joint pain from arthritis/rheumatism, reduces pain/redness/swelling/ heat symptoms that accompany inflammation, relaxes tension in muscles and organs, fights infection topically, suppresses the urge to cough, shrinks or tightens body tissues after topical application, removes water from body tissues and increases urination, promotes more regular and less painful menstruation, increases the secretion of breast milk, improves concentration
GRAS/FA Status: FA
Dilution: 1:2
Photosensitizing: No
Precautions: Despite its friendly smell, this oil must be treated with caution. Because it is typically 90% methyl salycylate, is it like “liquid aspirin.” While it can be very effective in reducing joint/muscle pain and inflammation, it must be use sparingly and diluted in carrier oil to avoid skin irritation. Do not ingest. Keep away from children and well away from eye area.  If pregnant or under doctor's care, consult your physician before using.
Used In: MYO, ORTHO, Endure!, HeadRest, Soothe and BackFactors #2
 

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