More than 60 types of plants mentioned in the Noble Qur’an, the Noble Hadith and the purified Sunnah of the Prophet
Scientific Name: Lawsonia inermis L.
Arabic name(s): الْحِنَّاء
English name(s): Henna
Growth form: Henna is a shrub or small tree.
Genus: Lawsonia L.
Species: Lawsonia inermis L.
Citation in the Quran:
The plant is not mentioned in the Holy Qur’an.
Citation in the Hadit:
Narrated by AbuDharr: The Prophet (Peace and Blessing be Upon Him) said: “The best things with which grey hair are changed are henna and katam.” Sunan Abu-Dawud, book of combing the hair.
Habitat & Distribution:
Henna is frequently cultivated in India, Middle East, and along African coast of the Mediterranean Sea.
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