Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens) has a sweet, minty scent. It contains the same active ingredient (methyl salicylate) as birch and is beneficial in massage for soothing head tension and muscles after exercising.*
Wintergreen has an approximate ORAC of 1,018,439 (TE/L). TE/L is expressed as micromole Trolox equivalent per liter.
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How to Use
For topical and aromatic use.
Possible skin sensitivity. If pregnant or under a doctor's care, consult your physician. Always dilute before applying ot the skin or diffuing for aromatic use. Keep out of reach of children.