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.
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.
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.