Wintergreen has a prominent scent that is minty, refreshing and sweet.
Wintergreen is a natural astringent and antiseptic. It improves blemishes and clears up acne. It can also nourish inflamed skin.
Wintergreen’s main constituent is methyl salicylate, which has known benefits as a pain relief for joints and muscle pain. It has also been used to treat cold symptoms and sore throats.
Wintergreen improves alertness, stamina and endurance. It also overcomes fatigue.
Drop a few drops into an aromatherapy burner or a diffuser and inhale for its psychological benefits.
Drop a few drops into a base or carrier oil or a skincare product for its beauty benefits.
Avoid use in children
Avoid use in aspirin sensitivity
Note: The benefits of essential oils have not been verified through large-scale clinical studies. However, essential oils have been used for centuries and these oils may complement other medical treatments. Please consult a qualified health professional if you require further advice.