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That’s why Indian brides apply hands Henna ?

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That’s why Indian brides apply hands Henna ?

All the Indian Hindu weddings are incomplete without Henna (mehendi) for bride and groom. Henna increases the beauty of the brides & groom. The fascinating designs & mehndi themes create an environment of love for bride & groom for each other. Finding each other’s name & initials is one of the loving rituals after wedding. The mesmerizing designs & henna artwork is simply awesome. Our old traditions also says the deep darkness of a bride’s henna shows her bond with her mother-in-law & some traditions also says the deep darkness shows the bond between bride & groom.

why indian brides apply henna

But have you ever tried to find out scientific reason behind this beautiful ritual? Let’s read more to find the scientific reason behind henna application on hands & feet.

The scientific reason behind applying henna is that the Henna is a medicinal herb (Lawsonia inermis). The festivals and weddings are often too stressful that sometimes causes fever and headaches. Especially, the bride & groom are the most that need to de-stress during wedding as they do get tired in numerous rituals (that are long & strenuous).
When Henna is applied on hands and feets, it cools down the body temperature and lowers the stress level. And henna acts as a relaxing element for them at the time of ritual filled high energy wedding.

Also, as per the Botany studies of this plant says that Lawsonia inermis (Henna) is antifungal, antibacterial, anticancer, antidiabetic, antiviral, antiparasitic, anti-inflammatory properties.

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