doTERRA Wintergreen essential oil 15mL

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NZ$ 32.00

dōTERRA Wintergreen Gaultheria fragrantissima

The main chemical component in Wintergreen, methyl salicylate, is used in topical creams and massage blends because of its soothing properties to the skin.  When diffused, Wintergreen has a refreshing aroma that uplifts to enliven the senses.

 

Description - Wintergreen essential oil

Wintergreen essential oil is derived from the leaves of a creeping shrub found in coniferous areas. The main chemical component in Wintergreen, methyl salicylate, is used in topical creams and massage blends because of its soothing properties to the skin. In fact, Wintergreen and Birch are the only plants in the world that contain methyl salicylate naturally. As a flavouring, small amounts of Wintergreen are used in candies, toothpaste, and chewing gum. When diffused, Wintergreen has a refreshing aroma that uplifts to enliven the senses. Through doTERRA’s Co–Impact Sourcing™ initiative, our new source of Wintergreen comes from Nepal where it is wild harvested by rural villagers then distilled by community-owned distillation facilities. This process creates increased economic opportunity for very remote regions in rural Nepal.

Uses

  • Wintergreen has a warming effect when applied to skin and is excellent to use as a soothing massage. A little goes a long way, so use sparingly and dilute with a carrier oil to minimise any skin sensitivity.
  • For a soothing bath, add 1–2 drops of Wintergreen essential oil to warm bath water.

Directions for Use

Diffusion: Use three to four drops in the diffuser of your choice.
Topical use: Apply one to two drops to desired area. Dilute with a carrier oil to minimise any skin sensitivity. See additional precautions below.

Cautions

Not for internal use. Possible skin sensitivity. Keep out of reach of children. If pregnant or under a doctor’s care, consult your physician. Avoid contact with eyes, inner ears, and sensitive areas.

Primary Benefits

  • Great for a warming soothing massage after exercise.
  • Has a refreshing aroma that uplifts to enliven the senses.
  • Frequently used in gum, candy, and toothpaste for flavouring.

Aromatic Description

Sweet, minty, refreshing

Collection Method

Steam distillation

Plant Part

Leaf

Main Constituents

Methyl salicylate

Additional information

Weight44 g
Dimensions1 × 23.5 × 30 mm
Bottle Type

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Where does doTERRA Wintergreen essential oil come from?

doTERRA sources its Wintergreen essential oil in direct partnership with the growers in Nepal. The oil is shipped to doTERRA in the United States, tested, then bottled in Pleasant Grove, Utah.


Additional Resources

doTERRA Education Page: https://www.doterra.com/US/en/education/pe/wintergreen-oil
Printable information pages (N.Z.): https://media.doterra.com/nz-otg/pips/wintergreen-oil.pdf
Printable information pages (產品資訊): https://media.doterra.com/us/zh/pips/wintergreen-essential-oil-冬青精油產品資訊.pdf
dōTERRA NZ product page: https://www.doterra.com/NZ/en_NZ/p/wintergreen-oil
dōTERRA US product page: https://www.doterra.com/US/en/p/wintergreen-oil
dōTERRA Spotlight page: https://www.doterra.com/US/en/blog/spotlight-wintergreen-oil


Source to You - dōTERRA Wintergreen essential oil

Published: 2015-12-14 ⏳ 8m 10s 117,278 views
dōTERRA Wintergreen is sourced in partnership with the harvesters in Nepal as part of its Co-Impact Sourcing initiative. When the villages of the harvesters were devastated by the 2015 Nepal earthquake, dōTERRA and its wellness advocates donated around $700,000 to provide temporary shelter and food.



Behind the Bottle - dōTERRA Wintergreen essential oil

Published: 2020-01-28 ⏳ 1m 8s 191,424 views
dōTERRA Wintergreen comes from Nepal, where it is sustainably harvested with a focus on positively impacting local communities.

In the four years since 2015, dōTERRA has increased average harvester income by 62%. This increase and its stability has had a significant effect on the individuals and families who rely on this income.

The demand for Wintergreen essential oil has created over 4,500 on-the-ground jobs in Nepal.



Healing Hands - dōTERRA Wintergreen essential oil

Published: 2017-06-16 ⏳ 4m 19s 3,472 views
In 2017, as part of a Healing Hands Foundation expedition, a group of wellness advocates traveled to Rasnalu, Nepal to help build two school buildings in a community that was severely affected by the 2015 Nepal earthquake. The buildings are designed to high specifications and to serve as community centres in the event of future earthquakes.
Published: 2019-05-30 ⏳ 3m 15s 7,839 views
In early 2019, doTERRA Healing Hands Foundation traveled with a group of dōTERRA Wellness Advocates and a few employees to Nepal to work, hands-on, in a project to bring clean drinking water to over 400 families.



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