Gaultheria fragrantissima – Nepal
Our organic Wintergreen essential oil is steam distilled from the sustainably wildcrafted leaves of the small wintergreen shrub growing wild in the high elevations of the Himalayan Mountains of Nepal.
The deep green, minty leaves of the evergreen Gaultheria fragmentissima wall shrub create a fresh, sweet, minty essential oil.
Use in cosmetics
The properties of hauler in cosmetics and hygiene products are manifested due to the high concentration of the active substance in this plant, methyl salicylate. In addition to methyl salicylate, the wintergreen contains a special substance, Gaulterilin.
Wintergreen essential oil is used in cosmetics as an astringent and skin tonic agent.
Effect of this oil in cosmetology:
• alignment of skin tone, whitening of age spots - due to its whitening properties;
• care for problematic and oily skin;
• dandruff prevention.
Wintergreen Essential oil is also actively used in various SPA-programs and aromatherapy: its smell contributes to deep relaxation, helps to relax after stress and uplifting the mood.
Effect on the body: stimulates blood circulation, has a relaxing effect on the muscles.
Application: for sports massage before and after training.
Wintergreen essential oil is quite a strong irritant. Therefore, do not use cosmetics containing hair accessories for people with sensitive and too dry skin.
This component can be poisonous for children, therefore it is strictly contraindicated for external use in children under 2 years of age. It is not recommended to use oil of wintergreen also for pregnant women.
Use in aromatherapy
Aroma type: relaxing
Aroma profile: menthol, medical, with notes of evergreen heather
Harmonious combinations: with oils similar in therapeutic effect.
Homemade aromatic oil is used in perfumery to create forest aromas, as well as in aromatherapy.
It has a psycho-emotional impact, tones, gives freshness and strength, relieves tension, headache, improves mood.
In addition, it helps to increase concentration, attentiveness, ability to remember. Recommended for aroma pendants when preparing for exams for students.
Important: essential oils are highly concentrated vegetable essences, so they require dilution with carrier vegetable oils.
Presentation: Amber glass bottles, self-adhesive dropper with internal cone.
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In accordance with the laws of Switzerland, since we are certified as a company selling cosmetic products, we have no right to mention the food quality of our products, as well as their medical properties.
That is why in our product descriptions only its cosmetic properties are mentioned.