Mehendi or Henna as it is popularly known worldwide has been used for coloring hair since ages. Lately, both men and women use it on their hair to add that special red tinge to the hair. Here are some of the benefits of using Mehendi for hair. It gives a special red tinge to hair and make them lustrous.

Mehendi for Hair Growth

If you want to grow long and lustrous hair, you should start using mehendi oil. You can easily prepare it at home. This oil also helps you to stop graying of hair and preventing it from the effects of pollution.

Boil 1/4 liter of Gingili oil and when hot add 5 cups of mehendi powder to it. Boil this mixture for 5 to 6 minutes and let it cool completely. Strain and store this mixture in a sterilized bottle and apply twice to thrice a week for better hair growth and long hair.

henna for hair growth

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Mehendi as Hair Conditioner

Mehendi is a good hair conditioner. You can prepare a natural hair conditioner using mehendi at home.

For this, you will require:

2 cups Mehendi powder

  • 1 cup amla powder
  • 2 tbsp hibiscus flower powder
  • 2 tbsp methi powder
  • 1 tbsp orange peel powder

Mix the above ingredients using water and a good amount of curd and keep it aside for 2 hours. Apply on your hair with the help of a hairbrush and then wash off with lukewarm water after an hour or after the mixture has dried. Cover your hair with a plastic cap.

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