Wintergreen

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What other names is Wintergreen known by?

Boxberry, Canada Tea, Checkerberry, Deerberry, Essence de Gaulthérie, Gaulteria, Gaultheria Oil, Gaultheria procumbens, Gaulthérie Couchée, Ground Berry, Hilberry, Huile de Thé des Bois, Mountain Tea, Oil of Wintergreen, Partridge Berry, Petit Thé, Petit Thé des Bois, Spiceberry, Teaberry, Thé de Montagne, Thé de Terre-Neuve, Thé du Canada, Thé Rouge, Thé des Bois, Wax Cluster.

What is Wintergreen?

Wintergreen is an herb. The leaves and oil are used to make medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Headache, minor aches and pains, stomachache, gas (flatulence), fever, kidney problems, asthma, nerve pain, gout, arthritis, menstrual period pains, arthritis-like pain (rheumatism), and other conditions.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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