Wintergreen Essential Oil has s beautiful, fresh, sweet, minty aroma and is primarily used topically for muscle and joint relief. It is to be used in small amounts, with caution, and for a short duration: this oil is powerful, and a little goes a long way.
Wintergreen essential oil opens the sinuses, promotes deeper breathing, and quells coughs. It soothes sore muscles, tendons and joints; diminishes swelling, and eases discomfort.
BLENDS WELL WITH: Oregano, Peppermint, Spearmint, Thyme, Aniseed, Clove Bud, Geranium, Vanilla and Ylang Ylang.
Can inhibit blood clotting. Possible drug countraindications. Avoid Wintergreen essential oil if you take blood thinners, or take an aspirin every day. Do not use during or shortly after a viral fever. A maximum dilution of 2.4% for topical use is preferred to avoid risks. Do not use Wintergreen oil before age 10, or if pregnant or breastfeeding.