Minoxidil, the chemical name “2,4-Pyrimidinediamine, 6-(1-piperidinyl)-, 3-oxide”, is odorless white or offwhite powder, slightly soluble in ethanol and chloroform, hardly soluble in water.
1. Minoxidil helps to reduce blood pressure. It is mainly used in pharmaceuticals to treat high blood pressure 2. Minoxidil may stop and slow hair loss and promote tropical hair regrowth. It can increase cutaneous blood flow, which allows more oxygen and nutrients to the follicles and stimulates the regrowth of hair.