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The leaves of the Egyptian privet, Lawsonia inermis; used as a cosmetic and hair dye.
[Ar. hennā]
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Abstract: A successful protocol was developed for mass propagation of Lawsonia inermis Linn., an important medicinal plant.
Agro-History, Uses, Ecology and Distribution of Henna (Lawsonia inermis L.
Les feuilles en poudre associees au henne (Lawsonia inermis L.) sont appliquees en cataplasme, sur le cuir chevelu comme adoucissante et comme traitement anti-chute.
Lawsonia inermis and Asparagus racemosus have been found an important plant species for their exploitation as potent natural fungitoxicants with broad spectrum activity for controlling bakanae disease of rice (Yasin et al., 2003).
are mixed with whole plant of Cuscuta reflexa, leaves of Lawsonia inermis, leaves of Azadirachta indica, whole plants of Clerodendrum viscosum, and leaves of Psidium guajava, macerated, and taken.
cosmetic appearance###henna (Lawsonia inermis) has rarely, if ever, been observed.
En cherchant a faire ressortir les groupements d'especes qui sont les plus utilisees dans les traitements de la peau dans la region etudiee, nous avons note que Lawsonia inermis L.
The henna shrub (Lawsonia inermis) is the most famous member of the Lythraceae family plants best known as a source of natural dyes.
Among 52 plant species tested, aqueous extract of Acacia nilotica, Achras zapota, Datura stramonium, Emblica officinalis, Eucalyptus globules, Lawsonia inermis, Mimusops elengi, Peltophorum pterocarpum, Polyalthia longifolia, Prosopis juliflora, Punica granatum, Sygigium cumini revealed significant antifungal activity against one or the other Aspergillus species tested.
The whole plant of Cyperus rotundus was mixed with leaves of Psidium guajava and Punica granatum for treatment of girani disease (see below) in men and puerperal fever in women; the whole plant of Cyperus rotundus was mixed with leaves of Lawsonia inermis and Azadirachta indica for treatment of skin diseases, including eczema.
Voigt, Lawsonia inermis L., Syzygium cumini (L.) Skeels, and Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.