Henna Farming in Pakistan 
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Catherine Cartwright-Jones © 2004

Henna Drying and Sorting in Pakistan

drying henna leaves

The henna leaves are allowed to dry, and people remove the straw, twigs and impurities.

drying henna leaves

The leaves become very dry, and cleaning continues.

Putting henna in bags

The dry, clean leaves are packed in bags.

ready for processing

And will be taken to the processing plant to be ground into henna powder!

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