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Soil Wintergreen Essential Oil

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Soil Wintergreen Essential Oil
Soil Wintergreen Essential Oil
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Also known to some as “mother nature’s aspirin”, wintergreen oil is renowned for its pain-relieving and antispasmodic properties. This essential oil has a strong and cooling minty aroma, and can be used to massage away aches and pains. You can also pop a few drops of Soil’s wintergreen essential oil in your bath or burner, to soothe tension and headaches. The minty scent even helps to clear the mind. Soil’s wintergreen essential oil is ultra-pure and certified organic, so you can rest assured you’re getting only the best quality.

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Wintergreen helps with the relief of:

  • Joint pain
  • Muscular pain
  • Inflammation
  • Headaches
  • Muscle spasms
  • Poor circulation

A massage with wintergreen oil can help to ease the pain of arthritis, rheumatism, lumbago, gout, sciatica or fibromyalgia.

How does it work? Wintergreen is made up almost completely of methyl salicylate; it’s essentially “liquid aspirin”. Methyl salicylate permeates the skin’s tissues, where it inhibits the formation of prostaglandins, and works to reduce pain and inflammation. Wintergreen also has antiseptic and astringent properties.


  • Baths: Add 5-10 drops to a warm running bath. For added moisturising, or for sensitive skin, dilute the oil in 10ml carrier oil first. Close the door so the vapours don’t escape. Soak for at least 10 minutes, breathing deeply.  
  • Massage: Add 5-6 drops to 10ml carrier oil. Mix thoroughly and apply liberally to the skin to massage away muscle or joint pains.
  • Inhalations: Add 4-5 drops to a bowl of steaming water. Place a towel over your head, close your eyes and lean over the bowl. Inhale the vapour for a few minutes.
  • Burners & Diffusers: Fill the bowl of the vaporiser with water, then add 3-6 drops. Light the candle & the oil will evaporate as the water heats up. Do not let the bowl dry out.
  • Compress:  Dip a towel or cloth in 4-5 drops of essential oil and 200ml warm or cold water; wring out well. Cover the affected area with the compress; then place a plastic wrap over it & a towel or blanket on top. Leave the compress on for 2-4 hours.


  • Wintergreen oil should not be used by people who are allergic to aspirin.
  • Wintergreen should never be ingested, and only used topically in dilutions of 12%
  • Essential oils are the highly concentrated. They should always be diluted in a suitable carrier oil/ base oil before applying to the skin.
  • Not suitable for children under 18 months.
  • Not recommended for use during pregnancy.
  • Essential oils should not be taken internally without professional recommendation.

Care Instructions

  • SOiL essential oils are vulnerable to heat, moisture, air and light.
  • Store in a cool, dark place with the lid well sealed.
  • If you store your essential oils in the refrigerator, allow it to reach a cool room temperature (around 20° C) before use.


Organic wintergreen (Gaultheria fragantissima) essential oil

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Overall Rating
4.9 out of 5 stars from 41 reviews

40 out of 41 people would recommend this product

18/09/2022, By Linda
Love the fresh smell of wintergreen
10/08/2022, By Zoleka
I am so impressed with the pain relief results. Great for joint pain.
10/08/2022, By Zoleka
So impressed with the pain relief power of this essential oil. Great for joint pain.
09/04/2021, By Maruschka
This is by far the best product to soothe sore muscles
28/02/2021, By Faaria
Absolutely love this oil, and the quality of this brand!
19/01/2021, By Waseem
08/01/2021, By Saleem
Amazing high quality oils for such a reasonable price. Love the scent of this one and it's easy on the skin.
28/12/2020, By Bee
I have always trusted Soil products and the Wintergreen essential oil is wonderful. The smallest amount is needed to melt pain away.
30/11/2020, By Karel
02/11/2020, By Michi
Honestly I prefer the smell of Deep Heat. This oil smells too sweet and does not have a nice fragrance.
31/10/2020, By Ari
Great product
31/10/2020, By Antonio
Wintergreen is a very product and should not be in the same price range as Frankincense. A great product nonetheless
25/10/2020, By Mien
05/10/2020, By karen
This is a great muscle pain reliever.smell is very pleasant and comforting
30/06/2020, By Jo
Did not smell as expected but pleasant nonetheless. Kind of smells like the pink Vicks bubblegum I used to eat when I was little?
14/05/2020, By Sandesh Elaine
12/05/2020, By SavStClaire
Amazing for sore muscles
11/05/2020, By Real
Up to standard
02/04/2020, By Mariska
Well done on this
01/04/2020, By Jarel
29/03/2020, By Green
17/01/2020, By Support
Well done
12/07/2019, By Carla
Works wonders with carrier oil for sore muscles
07/07/2019, By Stace
Top 5 favorite oils:)
Great for sore muscles and to resource spasms of airways, menstration and restless legs.
03/06/2019, By Mariette
Love the scent and fantastic sore muscles
22/05/2019, By Ayesha
Excellent for muscular and skeletal pains. i mix this with the bee natural head to toe balm and rub it on areas that pain due to arthritis or growing pains in kids. The warming effect is excellent .
14/05/2019, By Junette
I use the Wintergreen for a cold & flu blend and I love this brand!
04/02/2019, By Jen
A little goes a long way.
20/11/2018, By A
I love the soil range of essential oils

Tried this one recently and totally happy to use it just for the smell
I add a few drops to my Sassui Aromatherapy diffuser, which I got from FTN also
23/10/2018, By Ann
Nice scent, excellent quality
26/09/2018, By Gill
This is a wonderful, high quality Wintergreen oil. I use it to treat sinus congestion, asthma, headache, nerve pain and sciatica. It effectively relieves pain, swelling and fever.
26/06/2018, By Kate
I love everything from Soil. You can't go wrong purchasing their oils.
25/06/2018, By kay
works amazing for my back/shoulder pain, mixed with hemp oil, definitely going to become a staple in my house
12/06/2018, By Ayesha
Instant headache relief. Cooling effect without causing eyes to tear. Smell is amazing. A blend of this a Niaouli really helped open airways when struggling with sinus pain and blocked nose. When combined with body butter felt a warming effect on cold painful area sof face. Such a relief.
22/01/2018, By Hester
So nice! Strong old-fashioned bubble gum vibe; I'm sure it would be great as a muscle rub. Just take note of oral toxicity.
20/10/2017, By Tracey
Definitely lifts headaches for me
28/06/2017, By Brenda
What a great brand and so affordable.
04/11/2016, By Adele
Really super effective for aching joints and muscles, and really does clear the mind. Just the best after a bad day. Smells heavenly. My niece loves the ubblegum baths and we love watching the pink, dense drops sink to the bottom, before they disperse.
26/01/2016, By ashleigh
Works wonders for sore muscles and smells wonderful too...
04/03/2015, By Liam
I found this to be an amazing cure to all kinds of pain relief from headaches to back pain. Highly recommended.
03/11/2014, By Jocelyn
This really works! I was skeptical at first - I don usually use painkillers, or anything, for a headache, when I do its because I can function anymore. Not having any painkillers around today, a colleague gave me this oil to rub on my temples. 15 minutes later, the throbbing is mild, if anything at all! Amazing! Added to bag.

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