Peppermint essential oil (Mentha Arvensis) is distilled from the flower of Peppermint,which is a hybrid mint, a cross between watermint and spearmint. The oil constituents mainly of menthol (40.7%) and menthone (23.4%).
The principal ingredient of peppermint oil, menthol, is primarily responsible for its beneficial effects. Peppermint has been reported to show anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and antifungal activities as well as strong antioxidant, anti allergenic and antitumor activity. Additionally, studies have shown that peppermint oil facilitates hair growth by promoting the conservation of vascularization of hair dermal papilla, and thus can be used for hair loss prevention.
Peppermint oil is found in the following products: Charm oil