Henna, scientific name – Lawsonia Inermis, has been used by men and women for centuries – over 6,000 years, to dye hair, nails and skin.
Benefits of Henna for hair growth:
The natural properties of henna help in sealing the cuticles and repair them. This is done by correlating proteins in your hair. Hair growth is increased in this manner.
Your hair becomes strong, breakage of hair is controlled, and you hair is made lustrous and shiny.
Henna is used as a natural hair dye. Premature graying of hair is controlled if you use henna.
The pH level in your scalp is balanced by regular application of henna. This prevents loss of hair and even controls itching, dandruff, and all other kinds of hair problems.
The conditioning and cooling properties of henna give relief to your scalp. The scalp is soothed, and dryness is controlled.
The lost moisture is restored. Brittle and dry hair is made shiny and soft.
All problems of dandruff are controlled by henna. It moisturizes your scalp, and makes your scalp clean by treating all issues.
henna good for you :
Henna is one of the most popular beauty herbs in India and tropical countries that is known for its cooling effects. Since ages it has been used to make hair shiny, healthy and gorgeous. The power of this green herb is not only used to decorate hands or cover greys, but is also applied on hair to bring back the health of your tresses.
Apply henna pack twice a month to make hair healthy, glossy and voluminous. It helps bring back the lost health of your hair and repairs damaged locks. Henna restores the acid-alkaline balance of the scalp without affecting the natural balance of your hair. Steep henna for two hours in amla-brewed water and apply on hair including scalp to get the best results.
Henna is a very good conditioner for your hair. It covers each hair shaft and builds a protective layer that safeguards the strands from damage. Regular use of henna makes your hair thick and strong by locking the essential moisture in the hair. This herbal hair pack adds a natural shine and gloss to your mane and makes them two times stronger.
If you want a rich coloured mane without affecting the health of your hair like other chemical dyes, then henna is your answer. It has no amino acid or other chemicals that takes away the moisture from your hair which leaves it damaged and dull. Boil water with two tablespoons of dried amla, one teaspoon of black tea and two cloves. Strain the water and add in henna to make a thick paste. Leave overnight or for at least two hours and apply on hair.
Henna is known to cure dandruff quite effectively. Soak one two teaspoons of fenugreek seeds overnight in water and grind them in the morning. Heat some mustard oil and add a few henna leaves. Let it cool down and add fenugreek paste in the oil. You can strain the oil mixture to get rid of coarse particle and apply on the scalp an hour before the shampoo.
Henna pack for Preventing Dandruff:
All common hair problems like itchy scalp and dandruff are cured by using henna. Use henna regularly to get rid of dandruff, and even prevent it from returning and affecting again.
- Fenugreek Seeds
- Mustard Oil
- Take some fenugreek seeds and soak them overnight. In the morning, grind them well and make a paste.
- Mix henna, mustard oil, and the paste made from fenugreek seeds
- Make a hair pack to apply on your hair and scalp.
- Let the pack stay on for about half an hour.
- Wash your hair well and condition it.
Apply this hair pack on a regular basis. It makes your hair healthy and protects your scalp from all kinds of issues.
Henna pack to Color and Condition your hair:
This pack is very useful for coloring your hair, and conditioning it from deep inside. Leave it for as long as you can, to achieve all benefits. the longer you keep, deeper will be the coloring effect on your hair.
- Lemon juice
- Freshly brewed tea – black tea or green tea
- Soak the henna powder overnight. In the morning the next day, apply the henna on your hair.
- Soaking the henna in black tea or green tea is the best idea. It maximizes the effect of coloring and conditioning on your hair. The tea must be freshly brewed. It is better than using water for soaking.
- Add a little lemon juice to the henna hair pack. It adds luster to your hair, and makes it shiny and beautiful.
If you want to condition your hair further, take an egg and beat it. Add this beaten egg to the hair pack just before you start applying. For people who do not like the smell of egg or are allergic to it, yoghurt or any essential oil can be used instead. Take 2 tablespoons of the ingredient you choose and add to the pack.
Make sure to apply this hair pack once in two weeks. It makes your hair shiny and promotes the growth of hair. The strength of your hair is increased, and it also gets better volume. Henna has a magical effect on your hair.
Henna pack to reduce Hair Fall and Promotes Hair Growth:
Using henna with mustard oil makes your hair grow well and makes it healthy.
- Mustard Oil
- Take about ml of mustard oil in a bowl. Add a few henna leaves to it, and boil well. The leaves must get burnt in this oil.
- After boiling, take it and leave it to cool down to room temperature.
- After cooling, use a muslin cloth to sieve the oil. Store it in an air tight container.
Use this oil to massage your hair regularly. Your hair growth will increase, and you find a reduction in the loss of hair and hair fall. The stored oil can be used for a month.
Before applying the oil, you can add some lemon juice, or a teaspoon of fresh curd to it. It offers better results.
Major Causes of Hair Fall :
Hair Fall due to Genetics
Hair Fall due to Stress
Hair Fall due to Cancer Treatment
Hair Fall due to Hair Styling
Hair Fall due to Poor Diet
Hair Fall due to usage of Birth Control Pills
Hair Fall due to Pregnancy
Hair Fall due to Scalp Infections
Hair Fall due to Alopecia Areata
Hair Fall due to Poly-cystic Ovary Syndrome
Hair Fall due to Thyroid Problems
Hair Fall Pack with Henna :
There are Several causes of hair fall in day to day life. Follow this simple pack to stop your hair fall completely.
- Amla powder – 1 cup
- Mehndi powdder(henna) – 3 spoons
- Fenugreek(Methi) powder – 2 spoons
- Egg white – 1
- Lemon – 1
Mix all these ingredients 1 hour before applying to your hair. Rinse your hair after 45 minutes. Apply this pack weekly once. Within 6 weeks you can see a drastic change with your hair-fall problem.
Henna can also be used as a natural hair conditioner by adding the following ingredients.
- Henna powder – 2 cups
- Amla powder – 1 cup
- Hibiscus flower powder – 2 tbsp
- Methi powder – 2 tbsp
- Orange peel powder – 1 tbsp
Mix all these ingredients with sufficient amount of curd before 1-2 hours of applying it to hair. Wash and rinse the hair after 1 hour, and make sure to cover your hair with plastic cap .
Henna is mostly used to color your hair in a natural way. Here are the key ingredients required to prepare a hair color mixture with Henna powder.hair coloring with henna
Henna powder-2 cups
Amla powder-1/2 cup
Bring raj powder-1spoons
You will get all these powders mixed together as a packet, or else you can get separately and mix them all. Mix all these ingredients before night with tea or coffee decoction and apply this mixture next day morning completely to your hair and rinse after 45 minutes – 1 hour. Cover your hair with some plastic cap. So that it keeps your hair moist, so that color will absorb quickly.