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Benefits of Henna (Mehndi)
Zee Media Bureau:
Henna or mehndi has been an important part of Ayurvedic herbs
since traditional times. One of the best known beauty aids, Henna is a wonder
product for the hair.
The greatest benefit of Henna is that, itís a excellent
conditioner for the hair. Endowed with protective and restorative powers henna
has the ability to bring back health to damaged hair and restore the natural
acid-alkaline balance to the scalp.
It works as an anti-dandruff and treats the scalp well. Henna is
naturally antifungal and antibacterial and the regular use of henna has helped
with issues of dandruff and scaly scabby scalp.
It is also a powerful natural cleanser and cleanses without
disturbing the natural balances. It leaves the hair healthy, clean, shiny and
easy to manage.When people with fine, thin limp hair take henna treatments, it
gives their hair more body, density, shine and all round bounce. This is because
the regular coats of henna builds up the hairs structure and result in thick
The extracts of henna have displayed hypoglycaemic and
hypolipidemic activities. So it helps control diabetes.
Tuberculosis bacteria Tubercle bacilli and Mycobacterium
tuberculosis can be controlled with henna extracts.
Extracts of henna have hepatoprotective properties too. Henna
extracts protect liver from the damage being caused by carbon tetrachloride.
Henna leaves are also effective for treating skin problems such
as burns and boils. A rough paste of the leaves can be applied on the burns or
boils which gives instant relief.
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