Wintergreen essential oil
The oil is extracted from the leaves of a small evergreen herb that grows up to 15 cm in height. The crushed leaves and the oil both have a nice medicinal smell. Traditionally, wintergreen was chewed by natives of the Americas to increase lung capacity and help cure respiratory ailments and early settlers chewed wintergreen to help prevent tooth decay.
Usage tips :
In massage, 1 drop to dilute in 15 ml of vegetable oil.
Precautions for use :
. Essential oils are powerful, use them with care.
. Not recommended for pregnant or breastfeeding women, people with liver problems, on anticoagulant medication, children or the elderly.
. contains methyl salicylate (the active ingredient in aspirin)
. Do not apply to mucous membranes (ears, nostrils, eyes, etc.)
. Before using a new essential oil, perform a skin test in the crook of the elbow to ensure that there is no allergic reaction.
. In case of cutaneous application, always mix with a vegetable oil.
. If using in the bath, mix first with soap or bubble bath.
. Keep out of reach of children and pets.
. Store away from light and heat.
. Close the bottle well after use.
. Citrus and conifer essential oils (obtained by cold expression) can be kept cool.
. Do not use on pregnant and breastfeeding women, and children without medical advice.
. This product is an essential oil, it does not replace your medical treatment.
. In the event of an incident: If an essential oil itches, burns you or has been applied to an unwanted area, rinse with vegetable oil! If an ingested essential oil causes you inconvenience, absorb vegetable charcoal. In case of serious symptoms, contact your local poison control center or emergency room.
. For any use of essential oils, hydrosols, plants or plant powder for therapeutic purposes, consult a health professional.
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