- Soothes muscles and joints
- Supports the respiratory system
- Flavors toothpaste, candy, and gum
Often thriving in coniferous regions, the #wintergreen shrub grows up to six inches tall and produces small white flowers, shaped like bells, oval leaves, and shiny red fruit. #Methyl salicylate is wintergreen’s main chemical component and, along with birch, is the only plant to possess it. This chemical is commonly used in creams to help relieve achy muscles and joints. Wintergreen also provides strong flavor to toothpaste, chewing gums, and candy. Diffusion of the oil stimulates clarity, concentration, and awareness, while enhancing respiratory function.
- To help alleviate sore muscles and joints, apply topically and sparingly, diluting with Fractionated Coconut Oiland massaging into affected area.
- Do not use internally.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Diffusion: Diffuse 3-4 drops in whichever diffuser you choose.
Topical application: Apply 1-2 drops topically to the affected area.
To reduce skin sensitivity, dilute Wild orange essential oil with Fractionated Coconut Oil.
Wintergreen essential oil should be kept out of reach of small children. If receiving medical attention or are pregnant or breastfeeding, always consult with your physician before using essential oils. If you have sensitive skin, dilute heavily. Sensitive areas, ears, and eyes should be avoided when using this oil.