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|Authors:||Lodha, Rajendra M.|
|Abstract:||Henna, <b><i>Lawsonia inermis</i> Linn.</b> (Hindi-Mehndi) is a shrub or small tree, found wild or grown commonly as hedge. The paste of fresh leaves or powder of dried leaves are used to dye the hair and for colouring the finger nails, palms and sole of feet. Henna leaves are also used for medicinal purposes. It is used for arresting secretion or bleeding, and preventing skindiseases.|
|Appears in Collections:||NPR Vol.2(6) [November-December 2003]|
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