Unusual Benefits Of Henna

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Apart from colouring your hair and nourishing it, there are many other benefits of using henna on the hair. In this article, we will be sharing some of the unusual benefits of using henna for the hair.


We're sure these benefits will make you want to keep a good stock of henna in your home. Find out about the unusual benefits of henna for skin care and other body parts as well.


Henna has a cooling effect on the body and it helps to dye the skin and hair from pale orange to a reddish brown colour. It is also safe to be used in pregnant women and it can for sure help in cooling down the body and help in releasing the excess amount of heat from the body.


Generally, when the leaves of henna are crushed, a pale orange pigment known as lawsone is released. This pigment has an affinity to bond with the proteins that help the body to cool down.


So, find out about the most unusual benefits of using henna for your body as mentioned in this article and do try using it as the results are worth giving it a try.


Avoids Baldness

Boil mustard oil in a pan along with a few henna leaves. Strain out the oil once it is cool and apply it on to your scalp. This helps to avoid baldness in the long run.

Treats Burning Sensation In Feet

Fresh henna leaves can be soaked in vinegar and placed into a pair of socks and worn on to the feet overnight. This helps to cool down the burning sensation of your feet.

To Get Rid Of Boils

To get rid of boils, all that you need to do is to boil a few henna leaves in plain water and wash the infected part once the water is lukewarm in nature. This helps to get rid of the unwanted boils and it has a soothing effect too.

Mouth Ulcers

You can make your own mouthwash with the help of henna, as it has medicinal value. Soak 50 g of henna powder in plain water. Strain out and just gargle this liquid in the mouth. It helps to get rid of the mouth ulcers faster than any other trick does!

Cures Headaches

Henna flowers can be used to cure headaches caused by the sun. All you need to do is to soak a few henna leaves and flowers in vinegar for an hour and apply it on to your temples and the forehead. It helps you to get a good relief from headache instantly.

 

 

Cleanses The Dirt

Applying henna generally removes dandruff, but to keep your hair healthy and shiny, you can make a mix of fenugreek seeds, mustard oil and henna leaves. Boil these ingredients and strain out the liquid. Apply it on to your scalp an hour before washing your hair. It helps to nourish your hair.

Clears Dandruff

Applying henna generally removes dandruff, but to keep your hair healthy and shiny make a mix of fenugreek seeds, mustard oil and henna leaves. Boil these ingredients and strain out the liquid. Apply it on your scalp for an hour before washing it. It helps to nourish your hair.

 

 

 

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Story first published: Thursday, March 17, 2016, 14:50 [IST]
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