Essence Oil Wintergreen
INCI: Gaultheria Procumbens Leaf Oil
CAS Nº: 90045-28-6
EINECS/ELINCS Nº: 289-888-0
Common name: Wintergreen - eburnea - Wintergreen - Tea of Canada
Wintergreen essential oil is extracted from the leaves of a plant called wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens).
Wintergreen essential oil: an anti-inflammatory and analgesic very powerful. This oil is recommended to relieve rheumatism, arthritis and headaches and muscle. Very useful for athletes
The essential oil of the plant is used in ointments and liniments antirheumatic. It is ideal to soothe cramps in athletes, so well with the base oils for massage (sweet almond oil, linseed oil, rosehip oil, etc.) is also very useful in combination with other essential oils to combat cellulite. It is also widely used for dental hygiene.
The monotropitósido (gaulterina, which contains 5% - 8%) is hydrolyzed by the bacterial flora, leading to methyl salicylate, antiinflammatory, analgesic, antipyretic, anti-coagulant; The arbutósido (derived hidroquinónico) has a urinary antiseptic effect. The essential oil of wintergreen, in topical use, has a rubefacient action. The tannins give it an astringent (antidiarrheal, hemostatic local healing).
Detoxifies and brightens skin
Salicylic acid -has
-Use As a liniment in ailments and muscle pain
-Agujetas / Cramp
-Arthritis, Muscular rheumatism, tendonitis, Rheumatism, Osteoarthritis
Do not apply undiluted on the skin.
-Avoid Contact with eyes and mucous membranes.
-Dilute In vegetable oil or use with diffuser or oil burner.
-Keep The essential oil in a dry, cool and away from light.
Wintergreen essential oil blends well with the essential oils of lavender, marjoram, ylang-ylang, vanilla and rosemary