Gandhpura Oil (Gaultheria Fragrantissima)
Gandhpura oil has long since been recommended by Ayurveda, the traditional system of healthcare and wellbeing, to relieve joint, muscle and associated pains. Scientifically known as Gultheria fragrantissima or the Wintergreen Essential Oil, this extract is known for its anti-inflammatory, anti-rheumatic, anti-bacterial, antiseptic and analgesic benefits. It is for these very reasons, this oil has become popular among people suffering from joint and muscular ailments such as arthritis, gout, osteoporosis, rheumatoid, backache, stiff muscles, sprains, cramps, tendonitis, sciatica, neuralgic pain and local inflammatory swellings etc
Studies have shown this herb to have the following actions:-
Analgesic and anti-inflammatory: Gandhpura oil contains 85-99% of methyl salicylate that acts as a topical analgesic, it helps to relieve muscular-skeletal pain, both from sports injuries and arthritis.