Botanical Name : Lawsonia Inermis
Common Name : Mehndi
Plant Parts Used : Bark, Leaves, Flowers, Seeds
A glabrous much branched shrub or quite a small tree with grayish brown bark. Leaves are opposite, subsessile, elliptic or broadly lanceolate, entire, acute or obtuse, 2-3 cm long and 1-2 cm wide. Flowers are numerous, small, white or rose coloured, fragrant.