Working with Wintergreen
Oil of wintergreen, which contains methyl salicylate, is widely used externally for its anti-inflammatory activity for arthritis, rheumatism, sciatica, and sore muscles. The tea of the herb has a refreshing astringent taste and is used as well for nephritis and neuralgia, irritated bladder, and children’s headaches.
Wintergreen has a taste of SPICY, ASTRINGENT and a temperature of COOL.
Conditions treated with Wintergreen
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The information offered in this database is not intended as a substitute for any that may have been prescribed by your health practitioner or physician.