anticoagulant, antispasmodic, highly anti-inflammatory, vasodilator, analgesic/anesthetic, reduces blood pressure and all types of pain, musculoskeletal issues, flavoring for candy or chewing gum ;-)
arthritis, rheumatism, muscle pain, nerve pain, hypertension, arteriosclerosis, hepatic fever, fatty liver, achey joints, sore muscles, coughing chest, or rub on temples & sinuses.
Wintergreen blends well with Bergamot, Basil, Cypress, Geranium, Lavender, Lemongrass, Marjoram, and Peppermint essential oils. Depending on your uses for this oil, substitutes may include White Fir, Peppermint, Spearmint, or Cypress Essential Oils.
Research shows that wintergreen oil has the ability to act like a natural analgesic (pain reducer), antiarthritic, antiseptic and astringent. Wintergreen oil primarily contains the active ingredient methyl salicylate, which makes up about between 85% - 99% of wintergreen essential oil.
Dr. Lizie Pilicy