Published On : Fri, Aug 31st, 2012

Henna

The art of Henna which is commonly known as Mehndi in Pakistan and India has been practiced over 9000 years. Even The Holy Prophets daughter Bibi Fatima Zehra (S.A) used to apply Henna on nails of hands and feet, in this way it has a religious impact also. Henna is traditionally used for many occasions and feasts specially eids, weddings, milad, cosmetic treatment, hair dying, tattoo making etc.

The Henna Plant:
Basically Henna is a shrub that is grown in hot climate. The leaves of the henna plant are dried, to make henna paste; crush leaves into a fine powder and made into a creamy paste using oils and lemon juice. It has an ability to stain for about 8