Indian Wintergreen

Botanical Name Gaultheria fragrantissima 
Botanical family Ericaceae 
Origin Nepal 
Method Complete distillation by steam distillation 
Plant part Sheets 
Appearance limpid mobile liquid 
Color yellow to slightly pinkish 
Odor warm, camphoric, slightly caramelized, with notes of leathe 
Biochemical composition of the essential oil Esters (up to 65%): methyl salicylate 
Therapeutic properties  1. Antispasmodic
2. Anti-inflammatory  
3. Analgesic
4. Rubefacient
5. Anticoagulant  
Main therapeutic indications  1. Osteoarthritis, rheumatism, tendonitis, muscle cramps 
2. Rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, multiple sclerosis
3. Arterial hypertension
4. Headaches, migraines
5. Coronaritis, vasculitis
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