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ART AND MEDICINE
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 79  

Henna


Department of Cardiology, Heart Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha, Qatar

Date of Submission28-Feb-2021
Date of Acceptance03-Mar-2021
Date of Web Publication22-Apr-2021

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Smitha Anilkumar
Department of Cardiology, Heart Hospital, Hamad Medical Corporation, Doha
Qatar
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/HEARTVIEWS.HEARTVIEWS_29_21

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Anilkumar S. Henna. Heart Views 2021;22:79

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Anilkumar S. Henna. Heart Views [serial online] 2021 [cited 2021 Jun 13];22:79. Available from: https://www.heartviews.org/text.asp?2021/22/1/79/314399





Henna is a powdered version of a plant known as Lawsonia Alba, which is grown in countries like Pakistan, India, Iran and several others. Its bark and seeds are used in Unani and Ayurvedic medicines.

It has been used by women as a dye to color their hair and used it to decorate the different parts of their bodies such as their hands, and feet, and nails.

People have used henna as a remedy to relieve headaches, migraines, and fever. People claim it has a soothing effect, People have developed allergy to henna and is dangerous to people with G6PD deficiency.

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