Benefits of Peppermint Oil in Organic Hair Care - EverEscents

Deep Cleansing Organic Shampoo and Conditioner

The EverEscents Organic Hair Care range of Organic Shampoo and Conditioner contains the highest quality, pure, vegan and eco-friendly Australian Certified Organic ingredients and essential oils.

Peppermint is one of the Certified Organic Essential Oils found in our Organic Shampoo and Conditioner. Peppermint oil stimulates your scalp and hair follicles and is very clarifying, it works best if you have oily hair and scalp.

Peppermint essential oil stimulates blood circulation to the skin, which can help with increasing dermal thickness, follicle number, and follicle depth.


Peppermint oil comes from the peppermint plant, Mentha x piperita. The use of mint plants dates all the way back to the ancient times of Egypt, Greece and Rome and was primarily used for medicinal purposes, however in more recent times peppermint oil has a wide variety of uses.

Peppermint oil can be used in treating a variety of conditions, including Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), nausea and other digestive issues. Peppermint oil has been found to relieve muscle spasms and flatulence and is believed to help relieve headaches as well as eliminating harmful bacteria.

Used as a topical application Peppermint oil can relieve itching and disinfects and soothes inflamed skin, it’s cooling and warming sensations enables it to be an effective anesthetic that leaves the skin numb to pain offering an effective relief from skin irritations such as sunburn. Peppermint oil can be used to control and treat acne as well as tone and brighten dull skin, it works as a great exfoliant and cleans and clears the skin and absorbs any excess oils.

Peppermint oil can reduce stress, and works well when used in a massage to decrease the body’s stress hormones  the cool, refreshing Peppermint oil with the healing power of massage helps with alleviating muscle tension offering pain relief and relaxation for your muscles and joints as well stimulating circulation.

When used in aromatherapy Peppermint oil’s expectorant properties supports the upper respiratory tract clearing the nasal passageways to relieve congestion and improve breathing helping to relieve colds, asthma, bronchitis and sinusitis.

Due to its antiseptic properties it is widely used in eliminating harmful bacteria and can be used as a cleaning solvent, sanitizing and deodorizing the environment. Peppermint oil acts as a natural pest control repelling ants and spiders in the home and functions as an effective insect repellant against mosquitoes, gnats and horseflies.

Peppermint oil is also widely used in foods, peppermint is the one of the original and most popular herbs used for foods, it’s use in foods dates back to 79AD, the ancient Greeks and Romans used peppermint to flavor their sauces and wines. Peppermint is a popular flavor for herbal tea and is common as a as a flavoring agent for chewing gum, ice cream, toothpastes and mouthwashes.

Peppermint oil has a refreshing effect on your mind and has been proved to boost energy and enhance mental focus. Peppermint oil can reduce nervous tension and soothe irritability, balancing hormones aa well as boost your body’s immune system.

Peppermint oil has a fresh, cool, pleasing scent comparable to menthol and is added to a wide variety of soaps and cosmetic products.

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