CPTG Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade. Wintergreen (Nepalese) ‘Gaultheria fragrantissima’ Taken from the rural mountains of Nepal, the soothing and stimulating properties of Wintergreen provide a fresh, uplifting aroma. The minty Wintergreen essential oil is extracted from the leaves of a creeping shrub and contains a unique chemical component called methyl salicylate. This chemical contains strong, soothing properties and naturally occurs in only two plants worldwide - birch and wintergreen. Wintergreen, methyl salicylate, is used in topical creams and massage blends because of its soothing properties. In fact, Wintergreen and Birch are the only plants in the world that contain methyl salicylate naturally. As a flavoring, small amounts of Wintergreen are used in candies, toothpaste, and chewing gum. When diffused, Wintergreen has a refreshing aroma that’s uplifting and stimulating. Main Benefits: — Uplifting and stimulating — Helps produce a warming sensation — Frequently used in gum, confectionery and toothpaste. How to use? ■ Place one drop on toothbrush with a small amount of toothpaste and brush teeth and gums for one minute then rinse with water. ■ Add to facial cleanser to reduce the appearance of blemishes. ■ Add one drop Wintergreen to a warm bath to unwind and relieve tension. ■ Apply to a cotton ball and add to gym bag, rubbish-bin or other areas to mask odour. ■ Combine Wintergreen and Carrier Oil for a warming, soothing massage. Cautions: Not for internal use. Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.
dōTERRA Wintergreen Essential Oil - 15ml