HENNA

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The “1001 Inventions: Muslim Hermitage in Our World” book falsely implies that using henna was a Muslim discovery.
Actually, henna had been used in pre-Islamic times in ancient Egypt and in many Asian countries.

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mehndi_front

skin decorated with henna


The “1001 Inventions: Muslim Hermitage in Our World” book falsely implies that using henna was a Muslim discovery.
Actually, henna had been used in pre-Islamic times in ancient Egypt and in many Asian countries.


Image by AKS.9955 (from India), via Wikimedia Commons.
Image credit https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Mehndi_front.JPG#mw-jump-to-license

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