Henna (Lawsinia inwemis) is a kind of plant with numerous medicinal properties.
Almost all the parts of this plant are usable, but its leaves are the most used part. The extracted oil of its flower is used too.
For better effects, its leaves must be at least 3 years old.
The leaves are collected and then dried to powder them.
Henna is a herb which it’s advantages discovered in the past and faced growing usage over time. The advantages: using to avoid migraine disease, scalp inflammation, arthritis pain, PMS also for sore throat and fever treatment, wrinkles, and skin aging prevention. Anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties, Mouth ulcers treatment, itchy scalp treatment, bloody diarrhea treatment, blood pressure regulator, hair strengthening, and enhanced vision.
It is mentioned that you should take specific instructions for better benefit in each case.
Henna is not a rare herb, and it will be found in all the stores, but pureness and freshness is the most important indicator to buy, whereas impurity or oldness can reduce the benefit, it also can convert the benefit to damage. Thus in Henna purchasing, there are many signs that must be considered, such as the color; original and fresh Henna must be jane green, and be aware that as the color become darker, it indicates Henna senility. As if black Henna shows impurity.
Henna shopping must be done in stores which has a symbol of trust.