It stimulates hair growth because of the increase blood circulation to the scalp when it is applied through an oil massage or in the shampoo or conditioner. This is one of the reasons you find this oil in products for baldness or hair thinning. Adding a few drops of this oil into your daily beauty regimen is an easy and effective way to achieve healthy and radiant skin. It contains menthol that has a cooling effect and at the same time, works to brighten up the dull skin. Peppermint can balance the pH level of the skin and it also checks the production of oil on the skin. So it helps in reducing acne, blackheads, redness of the skin and the rashes on the skin. You may add 2 drops of the peppermint oil to your face wash and wash your face twice a day. Peppermint oil contains menthol, which is good for the skin because it creates a cooling sensation. Furthermore, it nourishes dull skin and improves the texture of oily or greasy skin. Native to Europe, this peppermint herb has a long history for medicinal uses like stomach problems, muscle pains, and even headaches. Peppermint essential oil, botanical name Mentha piperita, is extracted by steam distillation and is an extremely potent essential oil. It blends well with basil, bergamot, cajeput, cedarwood, eucalyptus, lemon, lime, mandarin, marjoram, niaouli, pine, rosemary, spearmint, and thyme.