Warming and refreshing
The essential oil is extracted through the process of steam distillation using the leaves and bark. It is considered a toxic oil and if accidentally taken internally can prove fatal. It has an oddly woody, minty-like aroma. It can be pale yellow to pinkish in colour of appearance and has a fluid consistency.
In massage it can ease aching muscles and tired or sore muscles due to its methyl salicylate content. It also considered beneficial in massage for the treatment of asthma, backache, cramps, symptoms of a head cold and sprains.
Can be used in creams lotions, balms and hair care and thought to be helpful in treating flaky scalp conditions like dandruff and other skin conditions like psoriasis.
Chamomile, lemon, orange, lime and jasmine
100% Wintergreen Oil
methyl salicylate, a-pinene, myrcene
Store in a cool, dry place away from sunlight.
Note: For external use only. Do not ingest.
Should be avoided during pregnancy. Should not be used in aromatherapy due to its toxicity. Should not be used by those who are sensitive to aspirin. Should only be used in dilutions of 3% or less and diluted by a professional