Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens)

Gaultheria procumbens 
Ingredients: Pure wintergreen oil
Aroma: Warm, sweet
Attributes: Stimulating, refreshing, uplifting
Mixes Well With: Eucalyptus oil, lemon oil, peppermint oil, tangerine oil
Extraction Method: Steam Distilled from leaves
Physical Characteristics:
Specific Gravity: 1.176-1.182
Refractive Index: 1.535-1.538

Wintergreen isn’t a single herb, but rather a collection of several plants in the genus Gaultheria. Native Americans have used wintergreen medicinally for hundreds of years, primarily as a tea. Most of us know wintergreen as the refreshing flavor found in a variety of gums and candies, as well as other products. As an essential oil for aromatherapy wintergreen oil has a warm, sweet, minty aroma that’s stimulating, refreshing and uplifting.