Metaphysical Properties Of Wintergreen Leaf
Official Name: Gaultheria procumbens
Other Names: Checkerberry, Mountain Tea, Teaberry
Metaphysical Powers: Protection, Healing, Hex-Breaking
Common Magickal Uses and Folklore of Wintergreen
Wintergreen is placed in children's pillows to protect them and grant them good fortune throughout their lives.
When sprinkled in the home, it removes hexes and curses, especially when mixed with mint.
Wintergreen is also used in healing spells.
When fresh sprigs are placed on the altar, they call good spirits to witness and aid your magic.
Wintergreen: The Oil of Surrender.
Wintergreen can penetrate deep within the body, increasing its vibration and enhancing sound. It's used during spiritual ceremonies where meditations or chants are spoken or sung. It brings harmony between earth and its people through awareness. Wintergreen is said to draw money, good luck, and aid in sexual matters. It has been prized for its energy-inducing properties. For aromatherapy, it is used to revitalize the mind. It is also used to help people heal from both physical and psychic ailments. Wintergreen is an invitational plant used to attract both health and wellness. The smoke that is produced from burning the plant can be used much like a sage smudge. It is a wonderful tool to cleanse areas of healing such as doctor's offices, in a home where there has been illness, or in retirement homes.
Wintergreen Leaf is not actually a part of the Mint family, however there are some digestion issues that can be relieved with Wintergreen Leaf. These include stomach aches and flatulence (gas). Wintergreen Leaf has been used to treat some painful conditions as well, these include: overian pain, menstral cramps, headaches, nerve pain and arthritis. Other medicinal uses of Wintergreen Leaf include: asthma, inflammation, fever, and kidney issues. We strongly recommend talking to your doctor before using any herbal alternative incase of reactions to prescribed medications.