Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens) has a sweet, minty scent. It contains the same active ingredient (methyl salicylate) as birch and is beneficial in massages. You will recognize the smell from well-known sport massage ointments.
Antispasmodic-, highly Anti-inflammatory-, Anticoagulant properties. Reduces Blood pressure and all types of pain. Used as a flavouring agent in gum and candy.
Dilute with carrier oil and use to massage sore and inflamed muscles to reduce discomfort.
Stimulates and increases awareness in all levels of the sensory system.
- Topically – diluted with a Carrier Oil
- Aromatically – add a few drops in your diffuser
**Caution: Avoid if epileptic or using Warfarin.