Henna is a great cooling agent. When applied to scrapes and burns it gives relief. You can also use this herb as a natural home remedy for lowering temperature when suffering from high fever or heat exhaustion.
The flowers of henna can be used to cure headaches caused by the heat of sunlight. Make a paste of henna flowers by crushing them and adding vinegar then apply to your forehead or temples. You can also use a plaster of henna.
3. Treats Baldness
Henna leaves can be used to treat baldness. Boil some leaves of henna in mustard oil and use it to massage your scalp. This will help in healthy hair growth. Take 250 grams (8 ounces) mustard oil in a pan and add 50-60 grams (1-2 ounces) of henna leaves to heating oil gradually. Filter the oil through cheesecloth and store it in a bottle. Use this oil regularly for producing abundant hair.
You can use the bark of the henna plant for treating liver disorders like jaundice and enlargement of the liver. You can have it in henna powder from 1–5 decigrams doses. It is also beneficial for other conditions associated with liver.
5. Skin conditions
Henna can be used to treat skin conditions like athlete’s foot, rashes, and ringworm. Its also an effective sunblock. Leaves of henna plant are astringent in nature therefore can be used to treat skin problems. Vitiligo can be treated using this herb.