How to Use Peppermint Essential Oil for Hair Growth


Peppermint essential oil has been used across the world as an herbal remedy treatment for hair loss. I’ve already mentioned the many health benefits of peppermint oil and in this article I want to specifically discuss how to use it to promote hair growth.

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Benefits of Peppermint Oil for Hair


1. Promotes Hair Growth: Peppermint oil has stimulating properties which helps to penetrate deep in the scalp and stimulate the tiny follicles of hair. It helps to increase the blood circulation in the scalp, which helps to stimulate the growth of hair.


2. Strengthens the Roots: Peppermint oil being rich in pulegone and Mentone helps to strengthen the hair roots which further helps in adding hair loss. You can apply peppermint oil directly on the scalp, or apply it with the help of a cotton ball. Due to little thick consistency, they can also be mixed with coconut oil, and then applied over scalp.


3. Helps to Kill the Lice: The aroma of peppermint is really refreshing and fantastic, which is usually used to rejuvenate dull brains and boost brain functioning of human. But these aromas start suffocating the tics and lice in your head and die eventually. Apply peppermint oil can create an unfavorable condition for tics and lice to stay on scalp, thus kills them.


4. Stop Hair Fall: In addition to strengthening the hair follicles and promoting hair growth, it also contributes in combats the serious problem of hair fall. You can thoroughly give scalp massage with peppermint oil and allow it to be on scalp At least for 24 hours. Oil helps to deliver essential nutrients and proteins that are essential for hair growth.


5. Helps to Treat Scalp Infection: Along with nutrients and proteins, peppermint oil is also possesses anti inflammatory and anti bacterial property which helps to get rid of scalp infection. You can simply rub some peppermint oil on your scalp with the help of cotton balls and leave them for a day into scalp. Allying peppermint oil on every alternate day can help to treat the infections over scalp.


Hair Loss and its Causes

Hair loss is a problem that many people, both male and female, experience at some point during their lives. When people notice their hair is changing, this can be a blow to their confidence. Our hair is often a part of our identity, so we might go to great lengths to preserve it.


For men, hair loss is often associated with simply growing older and having a genetic tendency toward male pattern baldness. For women, it can be a distressing condition that is associated with multitude of other conditions, and it is important to tackle the root of the problem


Peppermint Oil for Hair Loss – Home Treatments

To reap the benefits of peppermint oil to promote hair growth, you can do the following:


Peppermint oil massage for hair growth

For a daily massage to stimulate new growth, add two drops of peppermint oil to one tablespoon of carrier oil such as jojoba oil or coconut oil. Rub it into the scalp and leave for at least 30 minutes (it is a good idea to do a test on a small skin patch to make sure you don’t develop any skin irritation). Make sure the oil mixture doesn’t reach your eyes.


Add peppermint oil to your shampoo

For nourishing your hair on a daily basis, add peppermint essential oil to your shampoo or conditioner (you can use mild shampoo or a baby shampoo). Use 4-6 drops of oil for every ounce of shampoo or conditioner. Massage the shampoo/conditioner and leave for a few minutes.


Peppermint Oil And Coconut Oil Hair Growth


For hair growth and boosting the volume of hair,

How to do: You can mix 2 teaspoon of coconut oil to 1 spoon of peppermint oil. Now mix both the oil with 6 teaspoon of almond oil and massage the scalp using this solution. Make sure while applying the oil, you part the hair and then apply the oil. This will allow the oil to penetrate deep into the scalp.


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