Henna -- maruthani
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25th Sep 2011, 07:58 PM #1
Henna -- maruthani
henna -- maruthani
The henna plant is native to tropical and subtropical regions of Africa, southern Asia, and northern Australasia in semi-arid zones
Heena is made from the ground up dried leaves and stems of the henna plant (Lawsonia inermis). But these can take up different forms resulting into the manufacture of wide array of henna products including
and many more.
Henna or Mehandi is a medicinal plant. Its bark and seeds are used in Unani and Ayurvedic medicines. Henna is a middle-sized shrub with many branches. It yields small white or pinkish fragrant flowers in large terminal bunches and small round fruits.
Henna oil is used during medicinal treatment of wide range of ailment ranging from headache to leprosy and other skin disorders.
The Henna extracts exihibit antibacterial, antifungal, and ultraviolet light screening activity.
The oil of its flower relieves muscular pains, while its seeds are used in deodorants and to regulate menstruation
The bark is also used to treat symptoms of jaundice and enlargement of the liver and spleen.
Henna oil is used for rheumatic and arthritic pains.
The bark of the plant is very effective in the treatment of dysentery. The seeds are powdered, mixed with ghee and rolled into small balls and then taken with water.
Using mustard oil boiled with Henna leaves promotes healthy hair growth. 250 grams of mustard oil is boiled in a pan. Some 50 to 60 grams of Henna leaves are added gradually to the oil and heated. The oil is then filtered through a cloth and stored in a bottle. Regular massage with this oil produces abundant hair.
Henna also helps in the treatment of small pox in its early stages. This is done by tingeing the bottom of the child's feet with henna, and this will prevent its progression to his eyes. This treatment is well known fact and a most common treatment in the case of small pox.
Some benefits of Henna include treatment
congruity with nerves when used in poultices, soft moist heated mass spread on cloth and applied to the sore,
and is used for the treatment of ulcers of the mouth, stomach, burns, and hot swellings
. Applying a decoction made of henna and rose balm mixed with melted candlelight wax also helps in the treatment of pleurisy.
Henna Balm and Paste:
Henna Balm also benefits in the treatment of the cracking of nails. This is done by drinking the water of soaked henna leaves for ten days.
Henna paste also helps in the upkeep of healthy nails and beautifies them.
Mixing henna powder with butter also helps hot swellings that produce yellow puss when used as poultice, and is a treatment for scabies, itch and manage.
Henna also helps
benefits one's vision,
augments sexual drive,
and is useful for the treatment of blisters,
and skin pustules between the legs.
MODERN APPLICATION OF HENNA
Henna Temporary tattoos
Henna Nourisher or hair conditioner
Henna Hair shampoo
Henna Skin care products
Henna Natural hair dyes
Henna Body decoration
Henna Hair tonic
Henna Essential Oils