Essential Oil – Wintergreen (Gaultheria fragrantissima)

This fantastic essential oil is wonderful for warming soothing massage after exercising.It brings fresh, uplifting aroma which is very stimulating. Sweet, minty and refreshing, wintergreen oil found its purpose in chewing gum, candies and toothpaste for flavoring.

Wintergreen and birch are the only plants in the world that contain methyl salicylate naturally.        This essential oil is derived from the leaves. When diffused, wintergreen has a refreshing aroma.Use several drops of this oil in the diffuser of your choice and enjoy in your living space with your loved ones or in your working space, wintergreen oil helps by stimulating your system and uplifting working atmosphere.

Always dilute wintergreen oil with almond, coconut or olive oil. Using it like this you can minimize any skin sensitivity.Use 1 or 2 drops for a soothing bath by adding it to warm bath water.Wintergreen has a warming effect when applied to skin and it makes wonders when massage your body.

Wintergreen oil is very similar to peppermint oil and it is very popular to use in beauty products and in household, too. It fights inflammation, relieve pain, improves digestion, improves alertness and senses, treats colds, fevers, infections and flu, clears skin irritation and reduces swelling.