The beauty benefits of henna are popular since ancient times, it is a natural hair dye to cover up the grey hair. The natural dying property of henna leaves gives a burgundy brown color to the hair. Up on the top it not just increases the beauty of your hair but also works as mehendi.
It is good to know the numerous benefits of using henna to the hair. It softens and colors the hair, nourishes the hair scalp and strengthens the roots of the hair. It is also believed that henna can prevent the dandruff problem and is a good solution for the people with head full of dry and frizzy hair.
Let us see the benefits of henna in detail
Treats the hair fall
Hair fall has several causes in our daily life, such as lack of nutrients in the daily diet, hormonal changes, pollution or overuse of hair styling products. Henna helps to prevent hair fall and is effective in a natural way. Amla and methi are widely used as a natural home remedy for treating hair fall problems. Methi or fenugreek is loaded with proteins that can nourish the hair follicles and prevent hair fall. Take 1 cup of amla powder, 2 spoons of henna, 2 spoons of fenugreek powder or methi powder, 1 egg white, 1 lemon. Mix all the ingredients and keep it aside for 1 hour. Apply it to your hair and leave it for 45 minutes. Wash it off with normal water. Repeat it weekly once, until 6 weeks, you can see drastic changes with your hair fall problem.
Dandruff and itchy scalp are very common problems faced by almost of us. Dandruff causes excessive dryness of the scalp, itchiness that result to fungal infections. The best treatment to fight against dandruff is henna. The acidic nature of lemon and curd fights against fungus growth in the scalp and moisturizes the scalp to prevent dryness.
Henna is the best treatment to cure dandruff. Soak 1 – 2 teaspoons of fenugreek seeds and soak them in water overnight. In the morning, grind them and add some heated mustard oil into it. Add few henna leaves into it. Let it cool down for some time and add fenugreek paste in the oil. Strain the oil mixture and get rid of coarse particle. Apply it on the scalp and hair. Leave it for one hour. Rinse your hair with shampoo.
Alternatively, take 1 cup of fenugreek seeds, 2 cups of curd, 1 cup of henna powder, and 1 lemon. Soak fenugreek seeds in curd overnight and grind them in the morning. Mix 1 spoon of henna powder and add lemon juice into it. Apply this paste on your scalp and leave it for 45 minutes. Wash your hair with cold water and don’t shampoo your hair. Apply shampoo in the next day. Repeat it weekly once until you find the results.
Henna is very important to condition your hair for shaft and it can build a protective layer that can safeguard the strands from damage. On regular usage henna makes your hair thick, strong, and locks with essential moisture to the hair. The herbal hair pack adds a natural shine and gloss to your mane and makes them two times stronger. Henna is a natural hair conditioner that smoothes the rough hair cuticles, and close the cuticles with henna. It gives healthy shine and luster to hair strands. It prevents tangling and keeps your hair straight. It also helps to make frizzy hair manageable.
Take 2 cups of henna powder, 1 cup of amla powder, 2 tablespoons of hibiscus flower powder, 2 tablespoons of methi powder, 1 tablespoon of orange peel powder. Mix them well by adding the required amount of curd into it to form a thick paste. Leave it for 1 – 2 hours and then apply it to your hair. Leave it for 1 hour by covering it with a shower cap. Rinse it off with water and then shampoo.
Henna is the best product in the market to color your hair. Henna is the richly colored without affecting the health of your hair. Most of the products in the market are available with the chemical dyes. So, henna is the best natural home remedy for hair color as it has no amino acid or other chemicals that take away the moisture from your hair and leaves it damaged and dull.
Boil two tablespoons of dried amla mixed with water, add one teaspoon of black tea and two cloves into it. Strain the water and add henna into that solution. Prepare a thick paste and leave it overnight or for at least two hours. Apply this paste over your hair and scalp. Leave it for 2 – 3 hours based on your henna used. Rinse it with warm water and follow with a mild shampoo.
Henna is the popular and most important remedy for hair growth. Henna is really useful that provides a healthy glow and volume to your hair. It also gives shine with all its might. Henna can be used to make your own essential oil to get rid of hair fall, white hair, and pollution. It promotes your hair growth naturally.
Take 5 cups of henna powder, and ¼ kg of gingili oil. Boil gingili oil until it gets heated and add henna powder to it. Boil it for 5 – 6 minutes and wait until the mixture cools down completely. Store this mixture in a bottle and use it for further treatment. Make sure to apply this oil every 2 – 3 times a week for 2 months.
But before applying henna on your hair know the percent way to prepare it. Henna powder is soaked in boiled tea liquor and is mostly added with curd for conditioning the hair and for the color, add some amount of coffee powder. If you want to treat the dandruff lemon juice can be added to it, to get the moisturizing effect addition of olive oil is recommended.