Lawsonia inermis, also known as hina, the henna tree, the mignonette tree, and the Egyptian privet, is a flowering plant and the sole species of the genus Lawsonia. It is the source of the dye henna used to dye skin, hair and fingernails, as well as fabrics including silk, wool and leather.
- Root is used as abortifacient, to treat leprosy, skin diseases, dysmenorrhoea and premature greying of hair.
- - The leaves are used as an astringent or as a prophylactic against skin diseases and the bark is useful in the treatment of jaundice, enlargement of the spleen, calculus affection ans skin diseases.
- - The leaves of the henna plant are the source of red-brown dye widely used for body art.
- - The paste of ground leaves has been used to color skin, hair, fingernails, leather, silk and wool.
- - The flowers and fruits are used in perfumery.
*Sunlight: Full Sun
*Water: Water when soil feels dry to the touch, do not over-water.
*Fertiliser: Keep your plant in top form by feeding it every few weeks with a dilute solution of liquid fertiliser or soild fertiliser over the soil.
*Plant size: approx. 75cm (vary in sizes)
* Product photo shown is for reference only. Actual plant colour, type, size and arrangement may differ from photo.
*Kindly take note when you're purchasing matching pot, the diameter has to be larger than the rootball size.