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Lawsonia inermis, Henna

Lawsonia inermis

Henna
Family: Lythraceae
Origin: Northern Africa, Southwestern Asia
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunModerate waterPink flowersWhite/off-white flowersFragrantEthnomedical plant.
Plants marked as ethnomedical and/or described as medicinal, are not offered as medicine but rather as ornamentals or plant collectibles.
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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.





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Lawsonia inermis - seeds

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.
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