Mehandi is a medicinal plant. Mehendi leaves are widely used in Bangladesh, specially on auspicious occasions like weddings, religious ceremonies etc. Mehendi leaves are very good source of curing heat strokes. The paste of Mehendi leaves absorb the excess heat of the body thus, maintaining the right temperature also Boil water with henna leaves and use this water to gargle. This will cure sore throat instantly. Fresh leaves mixed with vinegar or limp juice is bandaged onto the soles to treat burning feet.
Henna contains natural ingredients important for hair nourishment. It shares a great bond with hair as it helps to penetrate, cleanse, and thicken the hair shafts which improve the quality of hair. Its also used to treat dandruff. Its commonly used for coloring hair by mixing it into natural dyes.