Henna

 Common Name: Henna ,Mehndi, Medi, Marithondi, Mindi.

Plant name: Lawsonia inermis
Chemical constituents: Aesculetin,Lawsoniaside,BetaSitosterol,Cynaroside, Daucosterol, Esculetin,Galactose,Glucose, Lacoumarin,  Laloiside,Luteolin, Mannitol
Uses:
It has been used as an astringent, antihemorrhagic and antineoplastic.
It is also used as an  hypotensive and a sedative.

Used in jaundice, leprosy and smallpox




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Categories: MEDICINAL PLANTS
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