Country of Origin: China

Distillation Method: Steam

Plant Part Used: Leaves

What it does?

Wintergreen has a camphorous, herbal aroma that is slightly sweet, reminiscent of herbal liniments for sore muscles and aching joints. Wintergreen essential oil is a prized treatment for arthritis and muscular pain if used with caution. Wintergreen essential oil has been shown to reduce pain by decreasing inflammation. Wintergreen is a useful addition to a massage cream or balm for the relief of pain caused by strains, sprains, bruising, arthritis and muscle injury.