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  • Mehndi Patta – मेहँदी पत्ता – Lawsonia inermis

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    Mehandi, Henna |  Botanical name: Lawsonia inermis | Family: Lythraceae

    Parts used: Leaves, bark, and roots |  This product is Organic Henna Leaves Dried

    Native region and distribution: Mehandi is native to North Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia. It is now widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions around the world.

    Ayurvedic Classification Properties
    Guna (qualities) Cooling, astringent, bitter
    Rasa (taste) Bitter
    Vipak (post-digestive effect) Pungent
    Dosha effect Pacifies pitta and kapha doshas, but can aggravate vata when used in excess
    Dhatu (tissue) effect Acts mainly on the rakta dhatu (blood tissue) and also on the mamsa dhatu (muscle tissue)
    Srotas (channel) effect Acts mainly on the raktavaha srotas (blood channels) and also on the annavaha srotas (digestive channels)


    Health benefits:

    • Cooling and astringent properties make it useful for treating conditions related to excess heat, such as fever, inflammation, and hot flashes.
    • Bitter taste and digestive properties make it useful for improving digestion and eliminating toxins from the body.
    • Can be used topically to promote healthy skin and hair.
    • Has been traditionally used for its natural dyeing properties.
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