Wintergreen

Wintergreen is a woody plant that grows on sandy and barren plains and is believed to yield essential oil with medicinal properties. Wintergreen oil contains methyl salicylate, a close relative of aspirin, which may relieve indigestion. Wintergreen is often used in popular lotions to relieve muscle pain. Its leaves may be chewed raw and its berries are sometimes used in food preparations. Wintergreen oil may cause irritation in some individuals.

  • Pros

    1. May Be a Natural Painkiller
    2. May Relieve Indigestion
    3. Is Considered Safe to Use In Food
  • Cons

    1. May Cause Irritation

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  • calotrenpamela 2 years ago

    Absolutely right. Wintergreen oil is very good for relieve muscle pain. Thanks for linking up.