Botanical Name: Gaultheria yunnanensis
General Description: There are many claims that it is not possible to obtain a natural Wintergreen, and that it is just methyl salicylate, the major component of Wintergreen labeled as Wintergreen. In fact, there are many adulterated products on the market, however, this is a true Wintergreen essential oil. Methyl salicylate is an ingredient in many linaments and sports rubs.
Uses: Best used diluted as it is very strong. Massage, bath, skin care, hair care, compress, inhalation, meditation, diffuser.
Country of Origin:China
Odour Description: Strong, sweet aromatic odour. Blends with Rosemary, Eucalyptus, Juniperberry, Lavender, Thyme, Ylang Ylang.
Plant Part: Leaves
Manufacture Method:Steam Distillation
Growing Method Wild
Safety Precautions May cause skin irritation. Use with care.
Caution: This oil is considered toxic. Use with caution. Not to be used during pregnancy or on babies and children.
Methods of Use
Bath – add up to 2 to 3 drops of Essential Oil to a full bath with warm water. Agitate the water and soak for 20 mins. For sensitive skin types add 2 to 3 tablespoons of milk or soy milk, (if lactose intolerant).
Foot Treatment – add up to 3 drops of Essential Oil Blend in Foot Spa. Soak feet for 10 minutes then dry and moisturise with Massage Oil Blend or Replenish Hand & Body Cream
Facial Treatment – Add 1 to 2 drops of Essential Oil Blend to 15ml of Massage Oil Blend. Massage into skin morning and night after cleansing and under your favourite Pure Destiny Skin care cream.
Hand Treatment – Add 2 to 3 drops of Essential Oil Blend into a bowl of warm water. Soak hands for 10 minutes. Dry and moisturise with Massage Oil Blend or Replenish Hand & Body Cream
Salt Scrub – to 2 cups of Sea Salt, add 15ml of Massage Oil Blend and 5 drops of Essential Oil Blend. Massage over entire body and wipe off with warm damp cloth or Shower.
Aromatherapy Massage – Dilute 2 to 3 drops of appropriate Essential Oil Blend into 15mls of Massage Oil Blend. Always use dark glass bottles for ultimate safety and protection, as Essential Oils will affect plastics.
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