Wintergreen Essential Oil
Natural Benefits of Wintergreen Essential Oil
Experience the natural benefits of Wintergreen essential oil, made through the steam-distillation of the wintergreen leaves. Wintergreen essential oil has fresh, crisp, minty aroma that is strong. It has a cooling effect when used on the skin. Although wintergreen has a minty aroma, it is actually not a part of the mint family! The natural benefits of wintergreen essential oil can be utilized in many different ways. It can be used with a diffuser or vaporizer in order to enjoy the aromatherapy benefits or blended with a carrier oil to make a refreshing massage oil.
While wintergreen essential oil should be used sparingly, the natural benefits of wintergreen essential oils can still help with alleviating sore and strained muscles, as well as inflammation. Although wintergreen essential oil directly on the skin is not recommended, it can be applied topically only when it has been diluted with a carrier oil, such as jojoba oil or fractionated coconut oil.
Important Note: The information provided within the Essential Oil Properties & Profiles area is intended for educational purposes only. This data is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.
General Safety Information: Do not take any essential oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use essential oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using essential oils with children. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an essential oil that you’ve never used before.
Shelf Time: 3 years when it is store in a cool dry place protected from sunlight.