Lawsonia Inermis – Henna or Hina is a flowering plant. It produces a red-orange dye molecule, lawsone. This molecule has an affinity for bonding with protein in skin, hair, fingernails, leather, silk and wool.
Indigofera Tinctoria – The common name true indigo and is one of the original sources of indigo dye. The dye from I. Tinctoria is still available, marketed as natural coloring.
Red Kaolinite or Red Clay – Has been known to draw out excess dirt, oils and other impurities, when paired with Henna it leaves the hair soft and shiny.
Eclipta Alba -“Bhringraj”- is a plant belonging to the family Asteraceae, In ayurvedicmedicine, the leaf extract is considered a powerful liver tonic, rejuvenative, and especially good for the hair. A black dye obtained from Eclipta alba is used for dyeing hair and tattooing.
Centella Asiatica – A small herbaceous annual plant of the family Mackinlayaceae. It is a mild adaptogen, is mildly antibacterial, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, anti-ulcerogenic, anxiolytic, a cerebral tonic, a circulatory stimulant, a diuretic, nervine and vulnerary.
Terminalia Chebula –An evergreen tree whose fruit is believed to have medicinal qualities to cure many different aliments. It is regarded as a universal panacea in the Ayur-Vedic Medicine.
Terminalia Bellirica Roxb. – In traditional Indian Ayurvedic medicine, Beleric is known as “Bibhitaki;” in its fruit form it is used in the popular Indian herbal rasayana treatment triphala.
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