Wintergreen has an easily recognized, sweet, mint-like aroma. Use small amounts of this potentially irritating oil in muscle and joint ointments.
Color: Pale yellow, yellowish, occasionally pinkish
Top Note: Sweet, aromatic, creamy-fruity, powerful
Middle Note: Intensely sweet-aromatic, fresh and penetrating
Dry Note: Sweet-woody. No tar like notes should be present.
Aromatherapy Actions: Refreshing, bracing, invigorating
Safety Data: Toxic, irritant, sensitizing. Avoid during pregnancy.
Processing Notes: Essential oil is obtained by steam or water distillation of the macerated leaves.
Common Name: Wintergreen
Form: Essential Oil