Re: FDA and henna

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Posted by Catherine CartwrightJones on October 10, 2002 at 23:45:03:

In reply to: Re: FDA and henna posted by Theadora on October 10, 2002 at 23:32:25:

: I find it completely enlightening to know on a microscopic level
: what is in the different types or brands of henna powder.
: Weather it be green dye, grit, PPD Indigo or pure henna.
: I have looked a samples of many of the brands you tested and though
: I tried them and some I liked and some I didnt like as well, I could
: never be very sure of the content. Sometimes suppliers wont fully
: disclose that info or may not even know themselves what goes in at
: the factory.
: Very interesting work, thanks for making it available for us to
: ponder.
: Perhaps it will raise the quality of what is being imported.

Thank you very much. This is a tool that anyone can use, and use to
get henna cleaned up, so all of us get better henna. The only way we
can insist suppliers send us what we order is to be able to examine,
compare it, and get some accountability. Until NOW, we had to take
their word for it that their henna was 100%. Mostly ..... it was NOT.


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