5 benefits of Mehndi

Indians use mehndi or henna for various reasons. It is widely used during marriage ceremonies for decorative purposes.

5 benefits of Mehndi or henna are: -

  1. Hair Health and Reduced Hair Loss: Henna helps in sealing the hair cuticle and prevents breakage. It gives you shinier hair, making it look lustrous and bouncy. It also prevents dandruff and thus, prevents hair loss.
  2. Anti-aging Qualities: The henna oil can be used as an astringent, which when used on the skin can reduce the signs of aging and wrinkles.
  3. Anti-inflammatory Capacity: Henna oil is usually used for arthritic and rheumatic pains, because with age, as the cartilage and muscles deteriorate, our joints become more painful.
  4. Detoxification: Drinking the liquor of soaked bark or leaves of the henna plant in water can improve spleen and liver health and also prevents a wide range of other health conditions.
  5. Regulated Blood Pressure: Consuming henna water or seeds can act as an aid in hypotensive effect, which on the cardiovascular system relieves stress and effectively lowers blood pressure. 

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