Gaultheria procumbens Origin: Nepal WINTERWOOD, A LEGACY OF THE ESKIMOS! The enigmatic name of "Wintergreen" is a tribute to the doctor and Canadian botanist François Gaultier. It was he who noticed that the Eskimos used this extraordinary plant, since ancient times millennials, to combat pain. And it is that few plants have a powerful analgesic power for severe headaches diseases such as arthritis, gout, rheumatism and the like. Also It deflates and is vasodilating.