Other Names: Henna, Lamk,
Traditional Usages: Natural Hair Dye, Conditioner, Overuse turns the Hair Red, Headache, Smallpox, Jaundice, Leprosy, Salmonella, Acid Reflux, Baldness, Eczema, Heavy Menstrual Bleeding, Dandruff, Gargle for Throat Infections, Bronchitis, Coughs, Skin Infections, Dysentery, Gonorrhea
Resources: Egypt, Sudan, North Africa, Southwest Asia
Parts Used: Roots, Leaves, Flowers, Seeds
Herbal Research: Henna
Henna - Herbal remedy for Migraine: Dip some henna flowers (fresh or dried) in vinegar and gently rub on the forehead.
Henna - Herbal remedy for Sickle Cell: Henna leaves can be used to treat jaundice which is a symptom of sickle cell anemia and blood disorders. Henna may help decrease the levels of sickle-shaped cells in sufferers of the disease, The bark of the plant is used for treatment. It is available in powder form. One teaspoon of powder is mixed in a glass of warm water and taken twice daily until condition improves.
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