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Herbs and Oils That Promote Hair Growth

peppermint oil 300x199 Herbs and Oils That Promote Hair Growth

There are all kinds of magic potions, lotions and pills on the market that promises hair down your back. Most of those products contain mineral oil, which only coats your hair and scalp without actually penetrating the skin or the hair strand. The coating causes build-up, which can actually inhibit hair growth.

The most useful substances for hair growth are natural, and contain vitamins and minerals to nourish your scalp. It’s important to look on the ingredient list whenever you’re looking for hair growth products. Keep in mind that ingredients are listed in order from most concentrated to least concentrated. If mineral oil is one of the ingredients on the list of the product that you would like to purchase, it’s best to put the product back on the shelf. Natural products can be found at drug stores, and the ingredients should be herbs and oils that you recognize, and they should be free of chemicals. Here is a list of the top herbs and oils that promote hair growth.

Jojoba Oil

is derived from the jojoba plant that is native to Arizona, Mexico, and California. Jojoba oil is made of molecules that are similar to the natural oils that your scalp produces. Since Jojoba is hypoallergenic, it will not irritate your scalp or hair, which is essential to those with sensitive skin.

Put a few drops of jojoba oil in your conditioner, or you can apply jojoba oil directly to your hair.

Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is a plant that originated in Northern Africa, and has been long used by Native Americans to promote hair growth. When aloe vera is applied directly to the scalp, it opens the pores of your hair follicles which promotes hair growth.

Peppermint Oil

Peppermint oil is a hybrid of watermint and spearmint, it is a plant native to Europe. When you mix three drops of peppermint oil with three teaspoons of water and massage it into your scalp, your hair follicles will be stimulated which promotes hair growth.

Lavendar Oil

Lavendar is a plant that has been used for ages by natural health practicioners to prevent baldness. It’s a plant native to the Mediterranean that contains potent anti-microbial agents that heal your scalp from infections and irritation.

You can use lavender oil as a daily rinse after shampooing your hair.

Burdock Root Oil

Burdock root oil improves the circulation in the scalp, which promotes hair growth. It also provides phytosterols and essential fatty acids to the roots of your hair strands, which prevents hair thinning.


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