Lawsonia inermis has been used as astringent, anti-hemorrhagic, intestinal antineoplastic, cardio-inhibitory, hypotensive, sedative
and also as therapeutic against amoebiasis, headache, jaundice and leprosy. Bitter, astringent, acrid, diuretic, emetic, edema,
expectorant, anti-inflammatory, constipating, depurative, liver tonic, haematinic, styptic, febrifuge, trichogenous, wound, ulcers,
strangury, cough, bronchitis, burning sensation, cephalalgia, hemicranias, lumbago, rheumatalgia, inflammations, diarrhoea,
dysentery, leprosy, leucoderma, scabies, boils, hepatopathy, splenopathy, anemia, hemorrhages, hemoptysis, fever, ophthalmia, amenorrhoea, falling of hair, greyness of hair, jaundice. Lawsonia inermis was used to evaluate the wound healing activity
enhanced wound contraction, increased skin breaking strength, the use of Lawsonia inermis in the management of wound healing.
It also demonstrated antibacterial activity.