Lawsonia sentence example
- Of dye-stuffs there are produced henna (Lawsonia iijermis) principally grown at Khabis near Kermn, woad and madder; a small quantity of indigo is grown near Dizfu and Shushter.
- Among the more usual cultivated flowers are the rose (which has ever been a favorite among the Arabs), the jasmine, narcissus, lily, oleander, chrysanthemum, convolvulus, geranium, dahlia, basil, the henna plant (Lawsonia alba, or Egyptian privet, which is said to be a flower of Paradise), the helianthus and~the violet.
- This plant, Lawsonia, was used by Egyptians to achieve their preferred hair color.
- Henna dye is made from the crushed up stems and leaves of the Henna flowering bush, also known as the Lawsonia flower.