Pain management

Oil of Wintergreen

Uses

Oil of Wintergreen is a topical/local analgesic used for temporary relief of neuralgia, rheumatic pain and muscular aches.

Dosage/directions for use

Adults and children 2 years of age and older: Apply a few drops to the affected area and rub, not more than 3 to 4 times daily.

Important: The application of external heat, such as an electric pad, may result in excessive skin irritation or skin burn.

Do not bandage.


Ingredients

This product contains: 100% methyl salicylate NF.


Storage

Store between 15oC and 30oC.

KEEP OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN.


Precautions

Do not use if security seal is damaged.

For external use only.

If condition worsens, or if symptoms persist for more than 7 days or clear up and occur again within a few days, discontinue use of this product and consult a physician.

Do not use this product if you are allergic to salicylates or if you are taking anticoagulant medications (warfarin, for example).

Discontinue use if rash or irritations develop.

Avoid contact with eyes and mucous membranes.

Do not apply to wounds or damaged skin.

If swallowed: Contact a Poison Control Centre or a physician immediately.