Wintergreen is a small evergreen creeping shrub which grows up to 15 cm. The leaves are leathery. In late spring, wintergreen forms small white flowers. In summer, red cherry shaped berries are formed which last until next spring. The crushed leaves have a very nice and typical smell.
Botanical name: gaultheria procumbens
plant part: leaves
extraction method: steam distilled
origin: Nilgiris, Western Ghat, India
strength of aroma: strong aromatic