Methyl salicylate: 97.40%
Certified Organics: This Organic Oil is NOP Certified. The National Organic Program develops, implements, and administers national production, handling, and labeling standards for organic agricultural products. The QAI also accredits the certifying agents (foreign and domestic) who inspect organic production and handling operations to certify that they meet USDA standards.
Botanical Name: Gaultheria Procumbens
Plant Part: Leaves
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled
Description: Wintergreen is a small evergreen herb which grows up to 15cm (6 in) high with slender stems, leathery serrated leaves, drooping white flowers followed by fleshy scarlet berries.
Color: Distillation during the rainy season results in a light red or pinkish oil whereas distillation is early winter gives reddish colored oil.
Common Uses: Organic Wintergreen Essential Oil is credited with having therapeutic properties as an antiseptic, a diuretic, stimulant, emenagogue and anti- rheumatic. It is very useful in many rheumatic conditions, for gout and stiffness due to old age. It also revitalizes and gives energy following muscular pains, particularly good for athletes for instance.
Strength of Aroma: Strong
Blends well with: Ylang-ylang, Peppermint, Marjoram, Lavender, Birch Sweet and Vanilla.
Aromatic Scent: Organic Wintergreen Essential Oil has a strongly aromatic with a sweet characteristic odor, displaying a peculiar creamy-fruity top note and a sweet-woody undertone.
Cautions: Avoid use if pregnant. Safety in young children, nursing women, or those with severe liver or kidney disease is not known.
Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens) Organic
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