Lawsonia inermis (henna) extract, also known as hina, the henna tree, the mignonette tree, and the Egyptian privet, is a flowering plant and the sole species of the Lawsonia genus. It is the source of the dye henna.
- Used to dye skin, hair and fingernails, as well as fabrics including silk, wool and leather.
An excellent skin conditioning agent.
Violation of government restrictions – Restricted in cosmetics; use, concentration, or manufacturing restrictions – Color additive not approved by FDA for cosmetics used around eyes (only for products for use around the eyes)
hina, the henna tree, the mignonette tree, and the Egyptian privet
Source: Wikipedia, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lawsonia_inermis
Image Source: By Dinesh Valke from Thane, India – Lawsonia inermis, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=51582890