Peppermint (mentha piperita)
Part of the mint family, peppermint is a popular remedy for decongestion due to its aromatherapy properties and for skin irritation due to its anti-bacterial characteristics. Although popular in skin-care products, it is found in The Argan Tree's Shampoo and Conditioner due to it's ability to treat and moisturize the scalp while improving your inner well-being as described below:
1. Treats and moisturizes irritated scalp
Peppermint oil also has a slight numbing effect on the skin, making it useful for treating skin irritation and is great for dry scalps. As such it’s anti-inflammatory, anti-septic, and analgesic properties make it an ideal remedy for dandruff.
2. Serves as a decongestant
Menthol is a major constituent of peppermint oil, which allows it to act as a decongestant and inhalant, clearing up sinuses and other blockage. This benefit makes showers refreshing and revitalizing when using our shampoo and conditioner.
3. Treats headaches
According to the University of Maryland Medical Center, peppermint oil is a great natural remedy for treating headaches. Applying it to the head and massaging the temples and forehead have shown to relieve tension.