Did you know that peppermint oil is a common ingredient in toothpaste? It is a fact that not many people can vouch that they knew this already. Its usage and popularity have existed for thousands of years.

What is peppermint oil?

Peppermint oil is an essential oil extracted from the leaves of the peppermint plant. It is widely used in beauty products, and its main ingredient is menthol. Peppermint essential oil is also a popular choice in aromatherapy for its uplifting scent. In personal care, peppermint oil is added to hair products in small amounts. Peppermint oil is used in shampoos, cleansers, bath products, and lotions.

How to use peppermint oil for hair: Tips and Techniques

Here we will guide you through some of the best ways to use peppermint oil for hair growth in your hair care routine.

  • Diluting the oil: If you wish to use Aroma Magic Peppermint Essential Oil in its original form, it’s best to dilute it in a carrier oil like Aroma Magic Coconut Oil or Aroma Magic Jojoba Oil. Most essential oils in their purest form can create havoc for your skin or hair. The best way to use peppermint essential oil is to dilute it in your favourite carrier oil at 1-2% concentration.

  • Apply to the scalp: Using the tips of your fingers, massage a few drops of your diluted Aroma Magic Peppermint Essential Oil into your scalp. Apply pressure in circular movements, massaging your scalp. For up to three minutes, keep massaging the peppermint oil into your scalp. The additional friction from the massage aids in improving scalp blood circulation.

  • Let it stay: After massaging the Aroma Magic Peppermint Essential Oil into your scalp thoroughly, let it rest for a minimum of five more minutes before washing. Let the peppermint oil work for an hour or overnight to fully stimulate your hair follicles and promote healthy hair. Before going to bed, add a few drops of peppermint oil to a hair protein treatment, and then let it do its magic as you sleep.

  • Shampoo: After you've left the peppermint oil on your scalp for your desired treatment time, be sure to shampoo and rinse it out with cool water. This is an essential step to seal your hair’s cuticles and lock in all the peppermint goodness. It is recommended to use Aroma Magic Moisture Boost Shampoo.

Some other benefits of peppermint essential oil for hair

  • Improves scalp health: Many studies have shown that peppermint essential oil has some great benefits for your scalp too. Blossom Kochhar Aroma Magic Peppermint Essential Oil has antimicrobial properties and helps fight against fungi and inflammation.

  • Helps increase hair thickness: Peppermint essential oil helps increase blood circulation to the skin, which in turn improves dermal thickness, follicle quantity, and follicle depth.

  • Balances oily hair: Peppermint essential oil helps balance the pH level of your scalp, which regulates oil production.

  • Helps in conditioning: One of the advantages of using Aroma Magic Peppermint Essential Oil is its conditioning properties. Peppermint essential oil delivers supreme hydration, calms dryness, and comforts an angry scalp to return your hair to its original shape and condition.

  • Aromatherapy: Do you often experience mood swings? The bad days can be influenced by Aroma Magic Peppermint Essential Oil. It is recommended to combine peppermint essential oil and Aroma Magic Lavender Essential Oil at bedtime to relax.