Country of Origin: Nepal
Cultivation Method: Organic
Aromatic Description: Has a strongly aromatic with a sweet characteristic odor, displaying a peculiar creamy-fruity top note and a sweet-woody undertone.
Perfumery Note: Middle to Top
Aromatherapy Properties: (Uses) Wintergreen is credited with having therapeutic properties as an antiseptic, a diuretic, stimulant, emenagogue and anti- rheumatic. It is very useful in many rheumatic conditions, for gout and stiffness due to old age. It also revitalizes and gives energy following muscular pains, particularly good for athletes for instance.
Cautions: Wintergreen is considered toxic and if you are pregnant, refrain from using this oil. Safety in young children, nursing women, or those with severe liver or kidney disease is not known.
Blends well with: Pine Long Leaf, Peppermint, and Lemon
Certified Organic : This oil is Certified Organic. All of our Certified Organic Essential Oils are from carefully selected stocks. They are recognized as Certified Organic Processors and their oils have all been certified under the world renowned QAI Organics Standard. Chemicals such as pesticides, fungicides and fertilizers are prohibited. Instead the products are cultivated using traditional farming methods. Soil fertility is built; natural systems are worked with, not against; there is minimal, if any damage to the environment, and most importantly, Mother Nature is being respected.
General Safety Information: Do not take any oils internally without consultation from a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin. If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner. Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses. It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children. A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you’ve never used before.