Traditionally, wintergreen leaf tea was used for colds, headaches, stomachaches, fever, kidney ailments, and externally as a wash for rheumatism, nerve pain, joint pain & sore muscles. Wintergreen has many traditional medicinal uses including as an antiseptic, diuretic, nervine (to calm frayed nerves), rubefacient (to stimulate blood circulation to the skin, stimulant & anti-rheumatic. Wintergreen is known to alleviate dry, cracked skin. Wintergreen is commonly used in medicinal preparation for treating breathing congestion due to colds.
MEE products containing Wintergreen
Welcome to Mother Earth Essentials where we utilize traditional Aboriginal knowledge to create beautifully handcrafted bath products (sweetgrass, cedar, wild mint sage, tobacco and wildrose/cranberry soaps, lotions, bath salts, shampoo, footbalm, candles, etc.) imparted with the scents and healing properties of Mother Earth. These sacred plants have been used in our culture for thousands of years and it’s only with permission from our Elders that we bring this Aboriginal Knowledge to a wider audience. Our company is 100% Aboriginal owned and operated. Learn more about our Culture Camps.
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Sweetgrass is one of the four sacred plants given to Aboriginal people & represents the northern direction of the Medicine Wheel. It is used as a ceremonial smudge allowing us to communicate with the Spirit World, carrying our prayers to the Creator.
At Mother Earth Essentials, we believe so strongly in the Walking With Our Sisters initiative, we decided to create a special tea blend and to donate all the profits from the sales to it. All profits from the sale of this tea will be donated to Walking With Our Sisters.
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$20.00 - All profits from the sale of this tea will be donated to Walking With Our Sisters.