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What is S.A.D.?
Here it is Fall and the Holidays are closing fast. Family and friends will soon be gathered together, opening gifts and spending time together. You may even pick up a few pounds over the next few months. The days are getting colder and shorter, the nights get even colder and longer…who wouldn’t love to see the sun once again?
This particular time of year is very difficult for many of us, myself included. All my life I have been hearing folks say things like, “there is a cloud hanging over my head….” and “I am so tired…” Believe it or not, there is a majority of individuals who do not feel this way. If that’s you, congratulations, this article excludes your group.
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The Top Reasons we use Wintergreen in our DMSO gels
There are so many different ailments that have been alleviated with wintergreen, that it cannot be completely described in this short article. The main reason we started researching into the use of Wintergreen is its innate properties as an anti-inflammatory plant.
Medicines made from willow, birch and other salicylate-rich plants appear in clay tablets from ancient Sumer as well as the Ebers Papyrus from ancient Egypt.
In 1853, a chemist by the name of Charles Frédéric Gerhardt, compounded acetyl chloride with sodium salicylate to produce acetylsalicylic acid for the first time.
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