Hey people out there, today is predominantly about beauty – not just for women, but for the men genre as well.
And I am going to talk about how you can make Henna your best companion for a beautiful , luscious hair and also use Henna to create art on your hands and feet.
Exciting, right? I am pretty sure that everyone knows about Henna. What I am going to be writing is its intricacies and attention to detail. I am going to get down to the abyss and end at the cliff – what you know about Henna.
Let’s understand Henna, right.
Henna is a natural and an organic archetypal product capitalized in India, by and large for the skin and the hair. It adds medicinal and cultural significance to the country’s pride and that is why it has been in use for centuries now.
Henna is in use in India since ancient times. Henna is versatile and multifaceted. It is a regular green plant with a beautiful aroma. The leaves of the plant are dried and powdered to make it a paste. Also, the leaves of the plant are crushed to make it an oil. Hence, this shows that Henna is available in powdered, paste and oily forms.
Mehandi, as it is named in Hindi, is amid the diverse plants aboriginal to Asia. It is highly regarded for its health and cosmetic – hair and beauty benefits.
Henna as a healer.
Multiple parts of the Henna plant are in use in India for medicinal purposes for centuries. Its flowers are remedial, curative, and are known to be great pain relievers.
Crushing a handful of the leaves to concoct a paste by adding vinegar is a great method to alleviate from a severe headache, instantly. You may want to apply that paste on your forehead.
Not only the henna flowers but the oil collected from it has been proven to curing open wounds, open cuts, stomach pains, jaundice, and finally prevent hair loss. The plant possesses notable antibacterial and antifungal qualities making it an effectual Ayurvedic healer. It is very beneficial for people dealing with liver disorders, infections, and arthritis.
Green and lengthy henna leaves act as a cooling agent. And so, they can be utilized fresh and/or as a powder to deal prickly heating conditions. All you have to do is just blend some henna leaves with enough water to obtain a decent consistency and coat it over the affected area to assuage the body. In case of sore throats, a decoction of the leaves can be utilized to gargle for prompt relief.
Henna also proffers an ideal way to treat dandruff. Just boil a generous handful of henna leaves till the water changes color – yellowish brown and then let it cool so you can rinse your hair with the water after your regular shampoo. Doing this regularly will prevent dandruff from coming back.
Ayurveda says that henna is a crucial element of traditional remedies that address centuries behind. A lot of women are found to use henna seeds to modulate their menstruation and to cure infectious diarrhea. For that, you may have to mix the powdered seeds with enough ghee i.e. clarified butter and guise them into small balls good enough to swallow it with water.
Adding up to the above benefits, considering a small portion of henna oil and its leaves to your herbal system will fetch you the proper sleep pattern and you will find you, your body and your mind in a calm state. You can also massage your scalp with henna oil to experience wonders.
Henna as a herbal beauty.
Done with its medicinal benefits. As a beauty enhancer for your hair, you can boil some henna leaves along with mustard oil to rub down the scalp. This oil can be left on your hair for about 2 hours and you can clean as usual. Doing this will prevent hair fall, calm and tranquilize your mind, naturally dye your hair, and hide your secret grey hairs. It is extremely nourishing.
If you are not oil types of person, then you can use henna as a conditioner. For that, you may have to grind some henna leaves with yogurt, or you can use henna powder and concoct it with yogurt. After your regular shampooing, you can apply this paste to your hair from the root till the tip, be as generous as possible, this conditions your hair.
You can use henna powder available in cones to beautify your hand and scrapping it off after the mixture has dried will give beautiful color to your hand and you can also use on your nails. Occasions will first remind of applying henna aka Mehandi on the hand.