Certified Organics: This Organic Oil is NOP Certified.
Botanical Name: Gaultheria fragrantissima Wall
Methyl salicylate: 97.40%
Plant Part: Leaves
Processing Method: Steam Distilled
Description / Color / Consistency: Distillation during the rainy season results in a thin pinkish oil whereas distillation in early winter gives a reddish oil.
Aromatic Summary / Note / Strength of Aroma: A middle note with a strong aroma, Wintergreen has a characteristic sweet and minty scent similar to Sweet Birch, a main component in the flavour of root beer, with spicy tones.
Unique features: The Wintergreen oil possesses anti-rheumatic, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, anti-tussive, rubefacient, analgesic, astringent, carminative, emmenagogue and diuretic properties.
Blends With: Ylang-ylang, Peppermint, Marjoram, Lavender, Birch Sweet and Vanilla.
Cautions: Dilute before use; for external use only. May cause skin irritation in some individuals; a skin test is recommended prior to use. Contact with eyes should be avoided.