Re: "how to" henna

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Posted by Karin on July 30, 2002 at 12:37:41:

In reply to: Re: "how to" henna posted by Catherine Cartwright Jones on July 29, 2002 at 23:10:08:

: Body art quality henna tends to be from the topmost leaves (new
: has higher lawsone content, as well as those other tannins and
: thingies that are chemically fragile and give us those lucious
: that we prefer to pumpkin orange) in the best plants in iron bearing
: soil ... and preferably from the summer harvest. Hair henna can be
: any old leaf from any old harvest. I could make a comparison with
: marijuana bud and other parts of the plant suitable only for
rope ...
: but gosh, no one knows anything about that, so such a comparison
: be of no use.
You all have been so much help! Thank you for the in depth answers
and I WILL be ordering some good henna and supplies on payday - until
then, I guess I'll be smoking the shake - er, uh, I mean
with the cheap henna ::grins::


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