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Wintergreen Essential Oil

Wintergreen Essential Oil

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Embrace the invigorating essence of Wintergreen Essential Oil, a pale yellow or pink liquid renowned for its invigorating minty aroma. Steam distilled from the leaves of the wintergreen plant, this essential oil is extracted from a small evergreen herb characterized by leathery serrated leaves, drooping white flowers, and scarlet berries. Historically cherished and traditionally used, Wintergreen Essential Oil has found its place in aromatherapy, and fine toiletries. 

Usage Guidelines

  • Common Uses: Widely embraced in aromatherapy, body care products, candles, hair care, and soap making, Wintergreen Essential Oil adds a burst of minty freshness to various applications.
  • Directions: For aromatherapy, infuse the atmosphere with this essential oil by adding a few drops to a diffuser. In soap making, incorporate approximately 1-3% of the total weight during the cold process or melt and pour phases. When creating candles, adhere to fragrance load guidelines, and always refer to specific recommendations for each essential oil and product type, considering variations in usage rates, compatibility, and potential reactions.
  • Blends Well With: Wintergreen Essential Oil harmonizes seamlessly with thyme, ylang ylang, lemongrass, geranium, cypress, basil, marjoram, and peppermint, offering versatile aromatic possibilities.
  • Precautions: Due to the concentrated nature of essential oils, it is imperative to dilute Wintergreen Essential Oil before skin application to prevent irritation. Internal use is not endorsed. Consultation with a doctor or certified aromatherapist is recommended, especially for individuals with health concerns.

Technical Information

  • Botanical Name: Gaultheria procumbens
  • INCI: Gaultheria procumbens (Leaf) Oil
  • Extraction Method: Steam Distillation
  • Plant Part: Leaves
  • Origin: India
  • Aroma: Intense, sweet-woody, minty
  • Aromatic Strength: Strong
  • Aromatic Note: Middle
  • Consistency: Pale yellow or pinkish liquid
  • Color: Pale yellow or pinkish
  • Flash Point: 96.11 °C

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