The natural henna powder is a henna leaf in its purest form. This has been used in combination with other ingredients to enhance the natural benefits of henna and also improve and condition the hair further. There are multiple ingredients that can be used along with henna powder depending on the kind of treatment that you are looking for your hair. Also, most of the times, it is this naturally cultivated and produced henna leaves that have been dried and powdered, to which dyes or other natural and herbal ingredients are added and they help in creating other natural colors used to cover the greys. Additionally, the henna powder can be developed into a paste, which can then be used further for creating intricate designs and patterns for beautifying the hands and feet. Henna application on the hands-on feet is a common practice in India, especially during weddings. Brides get henna applied during the wedding in beautiful mandala-like patterns symbolizing joy and beauty.
Benefits of Henna:
Henna is a natural product and there is no specific procedure that needs to be followed with regards to the application. Other being used to color the hair, henna is used as a natural conditioner in India as well as out of India. The henna application is known for multiple benefits,
Henna application is known to cool the scalp. When henna is used with products containing antimicrobial properties, it can help improve the health of the scalp and also help in fighting off conditions like dandruff.
Henna is also used as an ingredient for balancing or controlling the oil production by the scalp and help further in maintaining the pH of the scalp. Henna is known to be an active ingredient in helping unclog hair follicles, removing excess oil in the hair and also helps in restoring the natural running of the sebaceous glands on the scalp.
Due to the removal of excess oil and unclogging of follicles through the application of henna, hair fall is reduced and healthy growth of hair is further enhanced.
When the pH levels of the hair scalp are maintained, they further ensure that the hair cuticles are sealed. Sealing of the hair cuticles makes the hair more lustrous and also improves the elasticity of the hair.
Due to the benefits of Henna, it is recommended that the henna pack be used once every month. The regular use of henna pack not only ensures that your hair colored and the grays covered, but it also helps boost the health of the scalp and promotes hair growth. If you just want to use henna for its advantages and not for the color, then its recommended that the henna pack is not left overnight.
In addition to all these benefits, there are other indirect advantages of using henna. It is known to help regulate blood pressure and also uses to bring down the body temperature of the body in case of fever and is further known to be a headache reliever. There are many other benefits when it comes to the uses of henna. The use of henna can prove to be extremely beneficial for the mind, hair, and body.