The benefits and dyeing power of Henna is well-known to each one of us. But this plant has a myriad of other health benefits to a human body which we have no clue of.
From decorating your hands to giving red shine to your hair, henna plant since ages has allured women and you must have seen your mom or grandma head over heels in love with it and relying on it for solving any hair issues.
Apart from being an answer to all your hair related problems, the medicinal use of the seeds, bark and flowers of this plant has also been mentioned in Ayurveda.
So, take a look at various benefits of henna on your body:
1. Relief From Headache:
Getting a bad headache? Then turn to freshly prepared henna paste to ease your pain. Apply it on your forehead which helps in alleviating the headache and relaxes your muscles. Mix it with warm water and apply it on your knees to get relief from unbearable knee pains as henna has a cooling effect on nerves which reduces inflammation.
2. Treats Skin Issues:
The use of henna for treating various skin conditions finds its traces in Ayurveda too. This herbal plant has antifungal and anti-bacterial properties which also helps in soothing burns, eczema and other fungal infections. Henna paste mixed with several other ayurvedic plants is also used to cover cuts or scars and prevents the entry of bacteria or germs in the open wound.
3. Acts As A Detoxifier:
The barks of Henna plant act as a strong detoxifier which helps in improving the health of your liver and spleen. The seeds of the plant purifies the blood and keeps the blood pressure in check while rinsing your mouth with warm water infused with henna bark cures gingivitis and promotes healthy gum.