Wintergreen essential oil, certified organic

NZ $10.50


Certified Organic Essential Oils, Essential Oils: P - Y


Wintergreen essential oil, certified organic


Gaultheria fragrantissimum


Certified organic, BioGro


Pale yellow


Strong mint, sharp

Plant part used


Extraction method

Steam distillation






Oil and alcohol

Usage rate

Skincare : 0.1 - 1%
Soapmaking: 1 - 3 %



Blends well with

Ylang ylang, peppermint, marjoram sweet, lavender, vanilla



Palm oil


Animal tested




Description: Wintergreen is a small evergreen herb which grows up to 15cm high with slender stems, leathery serrated leaves, drooping white flowers followed by fleshy scarlet berries.

Consistency: thin

Strength of aroma: strong

Common uses

Aromatherapy: Wintergreen oil's invigorating scent can be used in aromatherapy to promote a sense of alertness, mental clarity, and focus. Inhaling the aroma of wintergreen oil through diffusion or inhalation methods can help create a refreshing and stimulating environment.

Scented products: Wintergreen oil is sometimes used in the fragrance industry to add a minty and slightly sweet note to perfumes, colognes, and other scented products. Its unique aroma can contribute to creating distinctive and appealing fragrances.

Cleaning agent: The strong, minty aroma of wintergreen essential oil can be added to homemade cleaning solutions to provide a pleasant scent while cleaning surfaces. It can help mask strong odors that might be present in cleaning agents and leave behind a fresh fragrance.

Air freshener: Wintergreen oil can be added to DIY air fresheners, potpourri, or sachets to impart a refreshing scent to living spaces. Its uplifting aroma can help create a more pleasant and inviting atmosphere.

Candles and diffusers: Wintergreen essential oil can be used as an ingredient in homemade candles or diffuser blends. When used in this way, it can fill the air with its minty fragrance, promoting a sense of cleanliness and freshness.

Soothing aromas: While wintergreen oil is often associated with its invigorating qualities, some people find its aroma to be soothing and comforting. Adding a few drops to a warm bath or incorporating it into a massage oil can create a relaxing and indulgent experience.

Seasonal ambiance: Wintergreen oil's cool and refreshing scent can help evoke a sense of the winter season. It can be used in holiday-themed blends or decorations to add to the festive ambiance during colder months.

Safety data: Very potent and not to be used on sensitive skin. Avoid use during pregnancy.

Packaging - See our blog on our commitment to sustainable packaging.
Our essential oils come in amber glass bottles with dripulator caps:
5ml and 20ml with an 18 neck dripulator cap, either white or black, depending on stock availability.
30ml, 50ml, 100ml, 250ml, with a 28 neck white dripulator cap (except for oils that are too thick for a dripulator, which have a black open pour cap).
500g and 1kg options come in an aluminium bottle; 5L comes in a plastic jerrycan.
If you need precise drops for your products we suggest you buy our 5ml or 20ml dropper bottles and transfer the oils or buy our disposable or glass pipettes

Important note: The information provided is for educational purposes only.
It is not considered complete and is not guaranteed to be accurate.

General safety information: Do not take any oils internally.
Do not apply undiluted essential oils, absolutes, CO2s or other concentrated essences onto the skin.
If you are pregnant, epileptic, have liver damage, have cancer, or have any other medical problem, use oils only under the proper guidance of a qualified aromatherapy practitioner.
Use extreme caution when using oils with children and give children only the gentlest oils at extremely low doses.
It is safest to consult a qualified aromatherapy practitioner before using oils with children.
A skin patch test should be conducted prior to using an oil that you've never used before.


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