Henna is a safe and effective cure for head lice, dandruff and ringworm.

Use Henna for Healthy Hair

 Prepare henna to eradicate  headlice, dandruff, or ringworm the way you normally prepare henna.  Here are your instructions:   http://www.mehandi.com/shop/hennahow.pdf  .
  • For difficult infestations, add 25g of artemisia or fenugreek per 100g of henna.
  • Use ONLY laboratory certified pure body art quality henna (high dye content, with no impurities or adulterants).  Compound henna, chemical henna, and adulterated henna will be ineffective and may harm your hair.
Henna will leave your hair thick, silky and healthy.
Use use body art quality henna from mehandi.com and follow the instructions we send with the package.  Body art quality henna is pure lawsonia inermis, with high natural dye content and no adulterants.  Body art quality henna does not "coat" the hair or make it brittle.  Only compound henna will damage your hair.  For more information, read "Henna for Hair"
http://www.mehandi.com/shop/hennahairbook/index.html
Henna will kill head lice!
 
Henna combined with Fenugreek will kill head lice in resistant infestations. Henna combined with Artemisia will completely eradicate head lice, even in severe infestations.

M. El-Basheir and Mahmoud A. H. Fouad (2002) A Preliminary Pilot survey on Head Lice, Pediculosis in Sharkia Governate and Treatment of Lice with Natural Plant Extracts. Journal of the Egyptian Society of Parasitology, Vol 32, No 3, December 2002, Zeinab

Henna will cure ringworm!

Ringworm is a fungal infestation and henna is anti-fungal.

Bosoglu A., Birdane F., and Solmaz H., (1998) “The Effect of Henna  Paste in Ringworm in Calves
Department of Internal Medicine, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkiye
Indian Veterinary Journal 75, January

Ringworm at Wikipedia:   http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ringworm

Henna can cure dandruff!

Dandruff is the result of a fungal infestation, psoriasis, dermatitis, or flaking skin.  Henna is anti-fungal, can be effective against psoriasis, and can strengthen skin.  Many people who have itching, flaking scalps after dying with chemical dyes are developing an allergy to para-phenylenediamine and other chemicals.  Henna can be used to dye hair instead of chemicals, and can restore healthy hair and skin. 

Purchase Body Art Quality Henna and Herbs to cure Headlice

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Fenugreek
Fenugreek Seed Powder (Trigonella foenum-graecum)

Fenugreek seed powder has been demonstrated to be highly effective against head lice when mixed with body art quality henna and applied to the hair as henna hair dye.
Mix 25 g of fenugreek seed powder with each 100g of henna.

Fenugreek Seed Powder 25g = $4.50  #2305
Artemisia
Artemisia (Artemisia absinthium)

Artemisia has been demonstrated to completely eradicate of head lice in severe infestations when combined with with body art quality henna and applied to the hair as henna hair dye.
Mix 25 g of artemisia with each 100g of henna .  Do not ingest Artemisia.  Do not use Artemisia on pregnant or nursing mothers. 

Artemisia Powder 25 g = $4.50  #2301



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Henna will dye your hair.
 
If you have light colored hair, and you do not want red hair, do  not use henna to remove head lice
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The color will be different on blondes, brunettes, and black hair.   Below are before and after pictures of hair dyed with body art quality henna from mehandi.com.  The color is permanent (though your hair will grow out).  If you use henna to cure head lice, ringworm, or dandruff, your hair color will change, and your hair will also be sleek, heavy, shiny and silky.  

Hair without henna

Henna on hair
Though you can generally assume that it is safe to henna a healthy female over the age of 12, do not henna a child or infant's hair without first consulting your physician to determine whether the child has G6PD deficiency.

Do not use henna on any juvenile who has G6PD deficiency.  Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (G6PD deficiency) this is an X-linked recessive hereditary disease featuring abnormally low levels of the G6PD enzyme, which plays an important role in red blood cell function. Individuals with the disease may exhibit nonimmune hemolytic anemia in response to a number of causes, and one of these is causes is exposure to henna. Males are more likely to be harmed than females. G6PD deficiency can be determined by a simple blood test administered by your physician.

Wikipedia article on G6PD deficiency:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glucose-6-phosphate_dehydrogenase_deficiency