Henna Family: Lythraceae Origin: Northern Africa, Southwestern Asia
Habitat: hot, semi-arid regions. Small clusters of white fragrant flowers. Pink variety available. Prefers acid soil. Leaves are used for coloring hair, tattoos. Alcoholic extract of the leaves showed mild anti- bacterial activity.
Henna. Small clusters of white fragrant flowers. Leaves are used for coloring hair, tatoos. Leaves are used as emmenogogue and as an antifungal drug. As a cooling agent it is used for skin burns. Ordering seeds info