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Wintergreen Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Wintergreen , Checkerberry
Botanical Name
Gaultheria Procumbens
Homeopathic Name
Gaultheria Procumbens   -   Mother Tincture

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Wintergreen Cures


Action of Wintergreen

Most Effective

Highly Effective

Nutrients in Wintergreen

Most Effective

Combines With

Taste of

Parts Used

Leaves, Stems, Fruit, Essential Oil, Roots

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Wintergreen

It may cause Nausea or Diarrhea.
Do not use with blood thinning medications.
Do not use Essential oil orally.
Avoid 2 weeks after pregnancy.
Consult a doctor before taking it.
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Wintergreen is a plant.
It is perennial.
It grows upto 15 Cm.
Best used for Rheumatism.

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Materia Medica for Wintergreen

Wintergreen General

Wintergreen strengthens and relaxes the Uterine muscles. It is best for Menstrual Cramps.
Wintergreen lotion helps to ease soreness after breastfeeding. The Wintergreen tea cures Headache, Muscle Pain and Cold.
It relieves Pelvic Congestion. It alleviates the mucous discharge of Leucorrhea.
Wintergreen acts as an aid in Childbirth.
It reduces Catarrh and excess mucus.
It is beneficial in the treatment of Diarrhea and Colitis.
It has a soothing effect on the Nervous system.
It eases nervous exhaustion and irritability.
It is effective in case of Edema.
Single Herb

Wintergreen for Sore Throat

Wintergreen Leaves provide good relief to sore throat. It reduces pain and alleviates the problem.
Boil 3 to 4 leaves of Wintergreen in a glass of water for 10 minutes on low flame. Strain. Have half a cup twice a day.

Wintergreen for Leucorrhoea

Boil some Wintergreen leaves in a cup of water. Let it cool. Filter and use as a douche for leucorrhoea.

Wintergreen for Skin Diseases

Leaves of Wintergreen have skin friendly properties. It fights against various skin infections and provides relief from irritation.
Crush some fresh Wintergreen leaves. Apply on the affected part. Bandage and leave it overnight.
Note : Do it till the problem persists.

Wintergreen for Inflammation

Wintergreen pocessess Anti inflammatory propety. It aids to cure inflammation.
Grind fresh leaves of Wintergreen. Place it over the inflamed area. Leave it for at least 2 hours. Wash it with normal water.
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Herbal Treatment For Plantar Fasciitis 1

Tincture the whole plant of Arnica. Take 5 drops a day in water. Take for 7 days.
Or : Buy tincture of Arnica over the counter. Take 5 drops in water every day, for 7 days.
Follow this with Poison Ivy.
Either tincture the flowers of Poison Ivy or buy the tincture from a drug store.
Take 5 drops in water, once, every day, for 7 days.
Take Turmeric as follows.
Take 3 table spoons of organic Turmeric. Boil in half a liter of water till it becomes pasty. Remove from fire. Cool. Store in a jar in a fridge. Take half a teaspoon in luke warm milk every day from day one till the whole Turmeric finishes. Add jaggary or honey to taste. Do not add sugar.
Locally apply oil of Wintergreen, till pain is gone.

Herbal Treatment For Emphysema 2

Put 3 tablespoon each of Wintergreen and Eucalyptus in One jug of boiled water. Have steam bath.
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