Wintergreen, organic China

100% pure and natural essential oil

Botanical name: Gaultheria procumbens

Plant Part: leaves

Extraction method: steam distilled

Origin: China


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Crop type: 
Certified organic culture
Colorless to pale yellow clear liquid
Characteristic intense sweet woody odor
Oil Properties: 
Oil Recommendations: 
Thé des bois, Oil of Wintergreen, Gaultheria oil, Teaberry Oil
Gaultheria procumbens (wintergreen) leaf oil
Product code: EAB428778

Cautions and warnings:
Do not use pure essential oils. Essential oils are diluted in a vegetable oil when applied to the skin. Carry out a skin tolerance test in the crook of your elbow and wait 48 hours before using the oil on the skin. Do not use the essential oil if you notice a reaction such as redness, itching or stinging.
Keep out of reach of children.
If accidental ingestion occurs, seek urgent medical attention or contact a Poison Control Center.
Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes. Essential oils should not be applied to the eyes, the eye contour area, neither into the ears. In case of contact, apply a plenty of vegetable oil and take promptly medical advice.
If symptoms persist or worsen when using essential oil, consult a health care practitioner.
If you have epilepsy or asthma, consult a health care practitioner prior to use.
Avoid exposure of applied area(s) to the sun.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, do not use essential oils.
Known adverse reactions:
If you experience nausea, dizziness, headache or an allergic reaction, discontinue use.
Store in airtight, light-resistant container at room temperature.
The information contained on our site is presented purely for information purposes and cannot, in any case, bind the responsibility of the company. In no way does this information constitute a recommendation for preventive or curative treatment, prescription or diagnosis, nor should it be considered as such.

Words by Anny Schneider

The wintergreen is known for its powerful analgesic and anti-inflammatory action, this small native plant, in the form of essential oil too, is used against all the arthritic and muscular disorders: cramps, tendonitis, osteoarthritis or rheumatism.

It is also used as a deodorant and antiseptic in chewing gums, toothpastes and mouthwashes.

Origin of this essential oil

This recumbent organic wintergreen oil (also called wild tea) from China is distilled from the leaves of the plant.


Elle est utilisée contre  tous les désordres arthritiques et musculaires : crampes, tendinites, arthrose ou rhumatismes.

Suggestions for use


traitements antifongique des plantes


Keep away from children, air, heat and light.
  • Déconseillé chez la femme enceinte et allaitante (HE)
  • Déconseillé aux enfants de moins de 6 ans
  • Éviter l'association avec les anticoagulants et anti-agrégants plaquettaires
  • Le salicylate de méthyle est absorbé par la peau avec des concentrations systémiques mesurables, même avec des doses faibles, il augmente l'action des anticoagulants oraux en affectant le métabolisme de la vitamine K ou en déplaçant la warfarine des sites de liaison aux protéines
  • Éviter l'usage en cas d'allergie à l'aspirine
  • Irritation cutanée (dermocaustique) possible à l'état pur
  • Ne pas utiliser par voie interne
  • Une cuillerée à café (5 ml) d'HE de gaulthérie équivaut à environ 7000 mg d'aspirine (21,5 comprimés à 325 mg)
  • Le salicylate de méthyle est plus actif que l’aspirine et il est plus vite absorbé par voie locale

More information

Wintergreen or Fragrant Wintergreen is an evergreen robust shrub reaching up to 2m in height.

Leaves are evergreen, aromatic, ovate to lanceolate, smooth above and gland dotted, and with bases of bristles beneath.

Plants have numerous axillary spikes like clusters of small fragrant white or pink flowers.

Fruits are violet or blue.

This plant is endemic to the Himalaya and found naturally in upper tropical and temperate regions of Nepal, within the altitude of 1500m to 2700m.

It favours rocky dry slopes.

Leaves and aerial twigs are sustainably harvested from the natural forest.

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The availability and price of this product may vary without prior notice, if for some reason the quantity you have requested is currently unavailable, we will contact you shortly to discuss the best options to fulfill your needs.


* L’aromathérapie énergétique - Lydia Bosson

* L’aromathérapie exactement - Pierre Franchomme, Roger Jolis et Daniel Pénoël


The information on this website is provided for educational purposes only and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or medical condition. This information has been gathered from a variety of sources and has not been review by Health Canada or a medical professional. Please refer to a qualified health practitioner or medical doctor for any health concerns. ZAYAT AROMA cannot be held responsible for any damages resulting directly or indirectly from the use of this information or our products. See full disclaimer.
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