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Wintergreen The minty Wintergreen essential oil is extracted from the leaves of a creeping shrub and contains a unique chemical component called methyl salicylate. This chemical contains strong, soothing properties and naturally occurs in only two plants worldwide—birch and wintergreen. Main Benefits: — Uplifting and stimulating — Helps produce a warming sensation — Frequently used in gum, confectionery and toothpaste Uses: ■ ■ ■ ■ ■ 64  lace one drop on toothbrush with a small amount of toothpaste and brush teeth and gums for one P minute then rinse with water. Add to facial cleanser to reduce the appearance of blemishes. Add one drop Wintergreen to a warm bath to unwind and relieve tension. Apply to a cotton ball and add to gym bag, rubbish-bin or other areas to mask odour. Combine Wintergreen and Fractionated Coconut Oil for a warming, soothin