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Ingredient Name : Lawsonia inermis Linn.

Arabic Name : Hinnaa, Hinaaya, Henna, Farfoos, Qifroos

Bengali Name : Mehadi, Mendi

Chinese Name : Jan-chih-chia-ts’ao

English Name : Henna, Alcanna, Reseda

French Name : Henné

German Name : Henna, Hennastrauch

Gujarati Name : Mendi

Hindi Name : Hina, Mehendi

Kannada Name : Korate, Madarangi

Kashmiri Name : Ma’anz

Latin name : Lawsonia inermis Linn.

Marathi Name : Mendi, Mehendi

Persian Name : Hina

Punjabi Name : Mehndi

Sanskrit Name : Mendika, Mendi

Urdu Name : Hina, Henna, Mehendi


The leaves are acrid, antibacterial, antirheumatic, antiseptic, astringent, bitter, blood purifier, deodorant, diuretic, emmenagogue, hair conditioner, hair dye, refrigerant and sedative. It is one of the best and oldest natural hair dyes used in many parts of the world. Its extract is also applied in the formula of shampoos and hair tonics to bring luster, shine and health to the hair and makes them soft and healthy and to remove dandruff. It is harmless to body system and causes no irritation to skin. It is suitable for black and brown hair. It stops hair loss and prevents spilt hair ends.

Also useful in headache, burns, burning of feet, wounds, ulcers and enlargement of spleen and liver. The leaves can be used for jaundice and psoriasis.

Recommended Dosage: 3 to 5 powder of dried leaves.

Contraindication: This herb has no known warnings or contraindications.