Does Peppermint Oil Help Hair Growth

What Experts Say…

It is said that the oldest remedies are simply the best remedies. This is a very accurate statement. For ages we as a people have tried to find cures, remedies and concoctions in almost every facet of nature. The same is true for hygiene and beauty as well.

What do we know about peppermint oil and hair growth? It stimulates the hair follicle and helps re-generate and regrow hair from the root up. Peppermint is a very effective tool for fighting hair loss and baldness. It binds to the hair roots and increases circulation in the scalp. It can be mixed with coconut oil and glycerin to promote hair growth. It can be administered as a capsule or as a “tonic”. When it is used for the growth of hair, it is usually mixed with a carrier oil and applied directly to the scalp. Peppermint oil is an astringent. One drop on bare skin can cause irritation and burning. It’s an all-natural alternative to the implants and other procedures. Most people opt for it for this reason.

How to apply…

Mix two drops of peppermint oil to your favorite carrier oil, such as: coconut or jojoba and massage thoroughly onto your scalp for thirty seconds. Leave on scalp for up to twenty minutes, then rinse completely out. You can also add peppermint to your favorite shampoo. Two drops will do and shake the bottle to mix it up. It is a wonderfully invigorating feel in the shower.

The Benefits…

This natural beauty has many benefits. But when it comes to your hairs overall growth, appearance and health; peppermint oil is extremely effective in fighting off progressive hair loss and scalp diseases. It strengthens and invigorates. And stimulates blood vessels in your scalp to maintain a great looking head of beautiful hair. And the beautiful fragrance…it keeps your hair smelling fresh and lovely all-day long. For added benefits, use your own home aid recipe to moisturize your skin as well. You simply can’t go wrong with peppermint. Just remember, “a little bit goes a long way”. And as always, try it on a small patch of your forearm to make sure you don’t have an allergy. If it begins to ‘rash-up’ or ‘blisters’ discontinue use right away and contact a medical professional.

What have we learned?

Nature is full of surprises. And there are remedies and recipes for just about everything under the sun. As long as you are responsible and careful, peppermint can produce healthy, beautiful hair!



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