Tonic and Natural Dye for Hair

HEENA is a natural powder product obtained from a mixture of ayurvedic herbs. HEENA is a natural dye and a reconditioner for hair that gives it a beautiful bright red shade. By stimulating blood circulation to the hair roots, is a natural hair revitalizer due to its nutritive effect, that provides strength and shining to hair. It stimulates growth and prevents excessive hair loss. It has a powerful antiseptic effect that protects the scalp from infections. Combats sunlight induced skin irritation and abundant sweating. It is useful in case of skin lesions and mild degree burns caused by hot liquids or flames.


Take 2-3 teaspoons of HEENA powder and mix with hot water to obtain a paste, leave it for 4 to 6 hours.  Then apply the paste on hair and the entire scalp and leave it to act until the paste becomes dried. Then rinse abundantly with water.To obtain a dark red color, one teaspoon of tea or coffee can be added. It is recommended not to use shampoo on the same day of applying HEENA.  In treating migraines induced by excessive exposure to sunlight, mix 2-3 tablespoons HEENA with 1 teaspoon of balsamic vinegar and apply the resulting paste on the scalp and forehead.

  • Lawsonia inermis (Henna), leaf powder – 50g;
  • Eclipta alba (Bhringraj), aerial parts powder – 10g;
  • Emblica officinalis (Amla), fruit powder – 10g;
  • Acacia concinna (Shikakai), pod powder – 10g;
  • Trigonella foenum-graecum (Fenugreek), seed powder – 10g;
  • Terminalia chebula (Haritaki), fruit powder – 5g;
  • Centella asiatica (Gotu kola), aerial parts powder – 5g.
  • Lawsonia inermis (Henna) – The principle coloring pigment of henna is Lawsone or 2-hydroxy-1, 4-naphthoquinone (naphthalene-dione), which is present in dried leaves at a concentration of 0.5 to 2%. It binds strongly to protein of the hair, which makes dye to be very durable and resistant to wash. Other chemical compounds of henna are flavonoids (luteolin, acacetin) and tannins (gallic acid, tannic acid) which contribute to fix the pigment during the hair dying process. Herb polysaccharides (mucilages) in henna provide optimum consistency for fixing on hair and the proper process of dyeing. Hair color is dependent on texture, porosity and hair cuticle. The color is durable and resistant to washing.
  • Emblica officinalis (Amla, Indian gooseberry) – Amla fruit is a rich source of essential nutrients, especially vitamin C which protects hair against free radicals, slows down hair loss, strengthens roots and reduces the appearance of dandruff.
  • Centella asiatica (Gotu kola) – It is a herb used in ayurvedic medicine for its healing and regenerating properties. Centella asiatica is a rich source of essential oils, amino acids, flavonoids, phytosterols, resins and fatty acids, which contribute to the regeneration and revitalization of hair and scalp.
  • Trigonella foenum graecum (Fenugreek) – due to its remineralizing and vitaminizing efects, fenugreek stimulates normal hair growth, gives hair volume and shine.
  • Eclipta alba (Bhringraj) – the herb is a capillary tonic which stimulates the healthy growth and shine of hair.
  • Acacia concinna (Shikakai) – the herb is renowned as “fruit for hair” and is used for centuries for the complete hair care. It maintains hair health, strengthens the roots, stimulates growth and provides it vitality and shine. Sustains the natural pH maintenance of the scalp. When used consistently, Shikakai reduces breakage and split ends of hair.
  • Terminalia chebula (Haritaki) – the active principles (tannins) of fruit stimulate hair growth and strengthen the roots. It also slows down graying of hair.