Henna (Lawsonia inermis) produces a red-orange dye molecule, lawsone, pure natural substance which produces red color that can be coloured for hair, nails, fingers, palms and soles. The leaves of the Henna plants have a very pleasant fragrance and have medicinal properties. It makes hair shiny and smooth.
It act as an anti-fungal and also act as a cooling agent for head and body. Henna contains natural ingredients which are vital for hair nourishment. It is also used for temporary body tattooing, textile dying and tanning. Henna has many traditional and commercial uses, the most common being as a dye for hair, skin, fingernails and preservative for leather and clothes.