Wintergreen as the name suggesst is a plant that remains green even in winter. The berries of the wintergreen plant are used in medicines. The leaves are used to brew a tea which helps in relieving headaches, sore throat, fever, aches and pains. In America it is used in chewing gums, candies, mint and smokeless tobacco. It is also used in dental care, in mouthwash and toothpaste. Its minty flavor is said to give a fresh feeling which is very sought after. As a home remedy it is used for obesity edema, hair care, ulcers and many other mild pains. There is a warning against over use of the wintergreen oil as it can be dangerous like aspirin.To transfer colour image to paper as in printing or photocopying this is component is used. It has high refractive index. Wintergreen oil is pink or yellowish with a woody, sweet smell and when applied on wounds it gives a distinctive medicinal smell. Wintergreen is got by steam distillation.
Winter-nature-identical is an alternative for wintergreen oil. Unlike the naturals the origin of these oils depend n the country it is produced. China and France are leading makers of this oil. This replacement oil is used for cosmetics, perfumes, candles and soaps. Though it is synthetically produced wintergreen nature identical has fewer synthetically created chemicals. The aroma of this oil is as aromatic as the natural wintergreen oil. It blends well with rose, vetiver, rosewood, jasmine, ylang-ylang, peppermint, vanilla, birch sweet, marjoram, lavender and patchouli oil. Wintergreen nature identical is free from phthalate.
The natural wintergreen oil is an exquisite oil and as years go by it is becoming rarer as the harvesting of the berries and leaves have become a cumbersome process. Using up natural resources always attracts the attention of the government and to safeguard the plants many harvesting rules and regulations are formulated. Therefore the nature identical oil has become the alternative. Wintergreen oil is used in aromatic industries and in medicines as well. But the nature identical oil of wintergreen is used only in products where its aroma is used. It is not used for aroma therapy or for any other therapeutic applications.
Extraction Method: Extracted by mixing varies essential, absolute oil and aromatic chemicals
Shelf Life: 2 Years from the date of manufacturing when stored in proper condition