The Gaultheria procumbens branching from Ericaceae family is the key source of producing the winter green oil. Owing to its therapeutic and healing properties it is been demanded on a wider scale. This shrub is mostly found in the Northern parts of America and is also known by its other names like teaberry or checkerberry. It gains the height of about 15cm and bears white flowers, serrated leaves along with red berries. The steam distillation process is applied to its already macerated leaves for extracting the essential winter green oil. The extracted liquid varies its colour from slight yellow to reddish brown. It spreads a fresh and minty aroma in its surroundings. It is advised that the oil is not consumed orally as it is highly toxic in nature, nor should it be applied to aromatherapies.
· The oil is an effective antidote for treating bites be it from insects or animals.
· It is effective for regularising the breathing problem as well as relieving form pains, aches and inflammation.
· In conditions like swellings, sores, ulcers or boils the winter green oil is very effective.
· Individuals suffering from cramps, arthritis, and headache can reap positive results by using this oil.
· Industries producing toothpaste, sodas and candies also use this oil however in minimal ratios.
· The many therapeutic characteristics of this oil like antispasmodic, analgesic, carminative, astringent etc is the reason it is applied in several manufacturing industries.
Constituents – The chemical components prominently observed in the winter green oil is gaultherilene, menthyl salicylate, triacontane, ketones tc.
Blends with – The wintergreen oil blends well with other oils like ylang ylang, oregano, vanilla, thyme, mints, narcissus etc.
|Product Code||SVA - 188|
|Botanical Name||Gaultheria procumbens|
|Methods of Extraction||Steam Distillation|
|Color & Odor||Pale Yellow To Reddish Brown Liquid @22 °C with Fresh Sweet Wintergreen odor|
|Country of Origin||India|
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