Thursday, May 28, 2015

Henna healing properties

Henna is used in various parts of the world for various reasons & its healing properties.
Spiritually, Henna is believed to bring happiness, good fortune and benevolence of the Universe.
Henna is safe and 100% natural.
Henna is fast, easy and painless. A ticklish and relaxing experience.
Henna helps regulate women’s menstrual cycle.
Henna paste calms you by extracting the excess heat in your body.
Henna also acts as an anti-fungal and a preservative for leather and cloth.
Henna flowers have been used to create perfume since ancient times.
Treats dandruff, when applied to the scalp.
Beneficial for mouth ulcers and blisters in the mouth, when chewed
Placing its flowers between the folds of wool cloths scent them and keeps moths away.
One of the major health benefits of henna is as a sun screen. During the summer, hundreds of people are tattooed with henna paste at fairs, festivals, traditional celebrations and more. Whilst out in the sun, they also tan only to find, five weeks later than the area hennaed did not tan not does it show any sun-contact at all.
Another major benefit of henna is its ability to recondition and rejuvenate hair and nails naturally.Henna is known to strengthen hair and nails, prevent fungus in the nail beds, and heal split ends and cracked cuticles.
When mixed with mustard seed oil, henna is reputed to cure baldness (reason why it is so commonly used by patients undergoing chemotherapy).
Bark of the plant is known to cure liver disorders & jaundice.
When flowers of the plant mixed with vinegar, cures headaches.
When the Henna herb leaves are used for gargle, it soothes the throat & reduces discomfort.
Henna leaves are used to treat Boils, burns, bruises, Arthritis, Inflammation and leprosy.
Henna oil induces sleep.
The use of Henna still thrives in the eastern societies & is considered tremendously important there because people adhere to their customs & heritage. It is necessary in wedding ceremonies & is used to adorn the hands & feet of brides by means of attractive designs & patterns, Oriental poets have also been praising the charm of Henna in their poetry since ages. In ancient times when people used to travel by foot, they kept Henna leaves inside their shoes in order to get relief from the heat & tiredness during the journey.
Henna is considered safe to use on pregnant women, women who are nursing, men and women undergoing chemotherapy or radiation, and children who are 12 years of age or older.

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