Henna (scientifically known as Lawsonia inermis) has been known for a long time in the Muslim world. It is grown in India and Sudan, and is used primarily for cosmetic purposes.
The plant is sometimes called the "Magic Plant" because it has a great healing effect. Contains many healing substances as tannin (tannic acid) and other glue-like substances, and it also has an anti-microbial and anti-viral effect. It is natural, inexpensive and has no known side effects when taken orally.
Instructions for its use are:
It is very effective when it is placed on the first or second degree burns: o It reduces pain. o It reduces fluid loss from the burned wound, which is important if the burned area is large. o It has anti-microbial effects, and thus reduce the risk of infection. o You can add pins on the evils the wound until healing is complete. o It is easy to apply, either in the form of paste or powder. o It is cheap and readily available.
2nd Healing properties:
Henna promotes wound healing, especially chronic wounds and wounds at all. The main reason for this is unknown, but it can be its beneficial effect on the wound and its antimicrobial properties.
3rd It has an anti-bleeding effect:
Henna has proven to be effective in the treatment of nose bleeds and gives a long penance. One dose is usually sufficient. It is more successful than cauterization, which normally has to be repeated and can not guarantee that there will be a recurrence of bleeding. The only side effect has henna is that it can cause a small sneeze. Henna can be used in other places where bleeding occurs Tex. in the duodenum or esophagus, with no known side effects.
Its anti-bleeding effect may be due to its coagulation or local burning properties
4th Anti-viral Effect:
Henna has an anti-viral effect. This becomes clear in his treatment of warts (particularly those that are resistant to fluid therapy). Herpes (used as a powder, it dries out blisters, prevent ulcers and crusts that are formed, and prevents secondary infection).
This benefit of henna is very promising, and should be further explored