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Common Name: Henna | Scientific Name: Lawsonia Intermis

Family Name: Lythraceae


Henna is most famous for its ability to dye hair red, which it will do, but, it has many other uses. From the biblical day forward, it was applied to the skin to speed healing and prevent infection. With the amount of MRSA around today, Henna should be reviewed for keeping that nasty skin infection in check. There is also a sexy story attached to henna so this one is worth reading.

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