Wintergreen organic 10 ml
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Oil of wintergreen or oil from the cloudberry - Gaultheria procumbens/Gaulheria fragrantissima
Wintergreen belongs to the genus Gaultheria and belongs to the heather family. The American wintergreen is native to eastern North America and can grow up to 15 cm high. The evergreen dwarf shrub has white to pink flowers that open in July and August and develops red berries. However, wintergreen essential oil is extracted from the leaves.
The effects of wintergreen oil
- Against pain & muscle cramps: Studies have shown that wintergreen oil has strong analgesic and antispasmodic properties and can help with neuralgia, headaches, muscle spasms and muscle and joint pain.
- Against inflammation & swelling: Wintergreen essential oil is also attributed anti-inflammatory effects. Therapists therefore use it in very small doses in massage oils before physical exertion (sport) and as a rub for muscle swelling, rheumatoid arthritis and gout.
- For more beautiful skin: As a wrap, wintergreen oil helps with eczema and skin changes.
- soap perfume: In cosmetics, the essential oil of wintergreen is often used as a soap perfume and as a mild camphor-like flavoring for toothpaste, mouthwash and other oral care products.
- Mood: As a room fragrance, the essential oil of wintergreen can have a very calming to sedating effect and have a positive effect on overwrought nerves and inner restlessness. It can also contribute to an improved mood in general.
Summary of the effects of wintergreen oil
The following properties are assigned to essential wintergreen oil in the specialist literature: strong pain-relieving (analgesic), antispasmodic, strong anti-inflammatory, antirheumatic, anticoagulant, vasodilating, draining, hypotensive, liver and menstrual stimulant. Wintergreen oil from AgilNature is used in professional aromatherapy, as a liniment, pad (compress) or oil bath.
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Please note that essential oils are concentrates that are only used diluted, as well as the instructions under "Use".
Characteristics of the essential oil of Wintergreen bio
The normally liquid oil is colorless to light pink. It has an aromatic-intensive, sweet-woody and medicinal scent. In terms of length of stay, intensity and effect, it is one of the heart notes.
Wintergreen essential oil dissolves well in alcohol, vegetable oils and other essential oils. It is almost insoluble in water.
The main component is methyl salicylate (methyl salicylate) with a content of up to 99%. It also contains limonene and linalool in lower concentrations.
Contents: 10 ml 100% natural essential oil - 1 ml corresponds to approx. 20 drops
Put 3-5 drops of essential oil in the bowl filled with water in the aroma lamp or wet the aroma stone directly with it. In combination with other essential oils, reduce the amount as desired.
Relaxing, uplifting and stimulating fragrance blend:
3-4 drops bergamot, 2 drops wintergreen, 2 drops rose geranium or 3-4 drops silver fir.
Storage: Store away from light at temperatures of 15 to 22 °C and out of the reach of children.
Note the hazard warnings on the label. The bottle has a childproof cap and vertical dropper. To dose the essential oil, hold the bottle upside down so that you can count the individual drops. Depending on the consistency of the oil, it may take some time after opening for the first time until the first drops can be seen.
Caution: Essential oils are concentrates that may only be used diluted! Methyl salicylate may cause skin irritation when applied dermally in susceptible individuals. Limonene and linalool have allergenic potential. Wintergreen essential oil is not suitable for internal use in pregnant women, infants and young children. Caution is advised in people with allergies or intolerance to salicylates and in asthmatics.
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