NOTE: Due to its high methyl salicylate content, wintergreen essential oil should not be used on children, during pregnancy, or while breastfeeding.
Specific Benefits of Wintergreen Essential Oil as follows: Joint and muscle pains... Wintergreen essential oil has a long history of use for pain relief, particularly for joint and muscle pains. Thanks to its powerful anti-inflammatory and analgesic compounds, it can relieve aches, spasms, and deep-seated pains such as those in the knees or shoulders.
Natural headache relief... Wintergreen essential oil can also be used effectively to deal with headaches and migraines in a natural way. In fact, the compounds in wintergreen essential oil are a naturally occurring variant of the chemical found in Aspirin. Treating respiratory infections... Wintergreen essential oil can be used to help clear up congestion and mild infections of the respiratory tract, such as those resulting from the cold or flu.
Properties: Analgesic, Antirheumatic, Antiarthritic, Anti-spasmodic, Antiseptic, Aromatic, Astringent, Carminative, Diuretic, Emmenagogue, Stimulant
Perfumery Note: Top Aroma: Sweet, Spicy, Refreshing, Minty
Blends with: Clove Bud, Coriander, Eucalyptus, Geranium, Oregano, Peppermint, Rosemary, Sweet Fennel, Sweet Marjoram, Thyme, Vanilla, Ylang Ylang
Recipes We Love: Easy breathing recipe:
Wintergreen Essential Oil
Simply diffuse an equal number of drops of each essential oil in your diffuser.
Massage oil for pained joints:
4 drops Wintergreen Essential Oil
Mix all the oils together and use the blend as a massage oil for sore joints and muscles.
Inhalation To Stop Headaches:
1 drop Wintergreen Essential Oil
Simply put the drops of the essential oils on a cotton ball or a handkerchief and inhale. You can do this once you are already suffering from a headache, or regularly throughout the day to ward off headaches.