This China-grown essential oil is renowned for its powerful active soothing effect on tired muscles and is therefore very popular in the sports world, with its perfume denoting locker rooms everywhere.
Botanical name: Gaultheria procumbens
Country of origin: China
How to use: Dilute up to 10% in adults. Ask for advice for sensitive skin. Do not apply on injured or broken skin. Do not apply under a tight bandage or waterproof patch. Use of an external heat source (heating pad) in addition to Wintergreen application may increase the risk of irritation. Do not apply on large body surfaces: if in doubt, seek advice on use. Contraindications for Wintergreen Essential oil include people with bleeding disorders, those with aspirin allergies, those taking anti-coagulant treatments, surgery, pregnancy, breastfeeding, children.
Storage: Keep your essential oils in a cool, dry place out of direct sunlight.