Most modern consumers are familiar with the aroma and flavor of wintergreen due to its popularity in candy and chewing gum. Wintergreen essential oil, however, has much more to offer therapeutically as a comforting agent for aches and pains.
Wintergreen oil is most commonly applied topically. Traditionally, it has been used for supporting cases of arthritis and other joint/muscular aches and pains. It is excellent in massage, because of its warming effect, to relieve sore muscles, arthritic and rheumatic pain, backache, gout and joint pain. However, it is highly concentrated; so, use it sparingly.
Wintergreen can also be used in skin care, being especially effective in dealing with dermatitis and other skin disorders. It may also be helpful for some respiratory conditions.
The British Pharmacopoeia lists wintergreen oil as a specific for rheumatoid arthritis.
David M. Ribnicky, Ph.D., of the Biotech Center at Rutgers University, has researched the aspirin-like properties of wintergreen oil. He has found that it presents a much safer option than aspirin, since its therapeutic action offers the desired effect, without the negative side-effects of aspirin.
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– Wintergreen has been used to staunch bloody wounds, applied to dog bites, snakebites and insect bites.
– Make a poultice with wintergreen oil, and use for boils, swellings, ulcers and old sores.