Peppermint contains anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, and anti-fungal activities as well as menthol: a vasoactive compound which increases blood flow by widening blood vessels that have been narrowed, allowing hair roots more access to the nourishment it needs to grow.1-4 With these qualities, peppermint helps keep both scalp and hair healthy while emitting a fresh smell and tingly sensation on the scalp which soothes the mind.
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