Organic Certified Henna Powder
Botanical Name: Lawsonia inermis
History: Henna has been used for thousands of years in North Africa and Asia as a red dye and as a scent. Mummies were wrapped in henna – dyed cloth in ancient Egypt. In Arabia and India, the leaves have traditionally been used to make a pigment for dying intricate linear patterns or the fingers, palms, hairs, and feet. Henna is mainly used within Ayurvedic and Unani medicine. Henna leaves are commonly taken as a gargle for sore throats, and as an infusion or decoction for diarrhea and dysentery. The leaves are astringent, prevent hemorrhaging and strongly promote menstrual flow. Applied in the form of a plaster, henna treats fungal infections, acne and boils.
Habitat: It is a perennial plant, native to North Africa. In India it is cultivated in the Pali, Sojat, Jodhpur and Nagour districts of Rajasthan.
Plant & Useful Parts: Henna is a tall shrub or small tree, 2–6 m high. It is glabrous, multibranched with spine tipped branchlets. Leaves are the useful parts of the plants. It content 1~3% of Lawsone, which is responsible to give red colour of Henna.
Key constituents: Lawsone, 2-hydroxy-I 4-naphthaquinone, Behenic, arachidic, stearic, palmitic, oleic acids.
Key Action: Natural dye, Coolent, Anti-nflammatory.
Key Uses: Diuretic , Emetic, Expectorant, Anti-inflammatory, Depurative, Liver tonic, Trichogenous, Wounds, Ulcers, Strangury cough, Bronchitis, Vitiated conditions of kapha and pitta, Burning sensation, Diarrhea & dysentery, Leprosy, Leucoderma, Scabies, Boils, Anaemia, Falling of hair, Jaundice.
We offer Certified Organic Henna, which is cultivated,
processed and packed in very strict and control conditions; having the knowledge
of last 2 decades. We offer Organic Henna Powder specially designed mesh for
hair use and body art quality.
Packing: 100 Gms.