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Plant Therapy recalls Wintergreen Essential Oils and Essential Oil Blends with Wintergreen

The packaging does not meet federal standards

Photo source: CPSC
Plant Therapy of Twin Falls, Idaho, is recalling about 34,000 packages of Plant Therapy Wintergreen, Organic Wintergreen, Muscle Aid Synergy Blend, Tingly Mint Synergy Blend, and Vein Aid Synergy Blend Oils.

The products contains methyl salicylate which must be in child resistant packaging as required by the Poison Prevention Packaging Act (PPPA).

The packaging of the products is not child resistant, posing a risk of poisoning if the contents are swallowed by young children.

No incidents or injuries are reported.

This recall involves 1/3 fl. oz (10 mL), 1 fl. oz (30 mL), and 3.3 fl. oz (100 mL) amber glass bottles with black caps of Plant Therapy Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens), Organic Wintergreen (Gaultheria procumbens), Muscle Aid Synergy Blend (undiluted), Tingly Mint Synergy Blend, Vein Aid Synergy Blend (undiluted) sold prior to September 20, 2019.

The label on the front of each bottle displays the Plant Therapy logo, product name, and the volume amount of the bottle.

The UPC codes are printed on back of the label.

Product Name


UPC Code

Plant Therapy Wintergreen

10 mL


30 mL


100 mL


Plant Therapy Organic Wintergreen

10 mL


30 mL


100 mL


Plant Therapy Muscle Aid Synergy Blend (undiluted)

10 mL


30 mL


100 mL


Plant Therapy Tingly Mint Synergy Blend

10 mL


30 mL


100 mL


Plant Therapy Vein Aid Synergy Blend (undiluted)

10 mL


30 mL


100 mL


The oils, manufactured in the U.S., were sold online at,,,, and from June 2018, through June 2019, for between $8 and $40.

What to do

Consumers should immediately store the product in a safe location out of reach of children and contact Plant Therapy for a free replacement child-resistant cap. All known purchasers are being notified directly by the firm about the recall.

Consumers may contact Plant Therapy at (800) 917-6577 from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. (MT) Monday through Friday by email at, put “Free Replacement Cap” in the subject line of the email and in the body. Please provide your name, address, the product(s), the bottle size for which you are requesting a replacement cap for and the date you purchased the product(s), or online at and click on “Important Safety Notice” at the top of the page for more information.

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