The natural properties of henna promote hair growth. The powder can be used to create an essential oil that nourishes and encourages growth. Henna has anti fungal and antimicrobial properties that cool and soothe your scalp. This controls scalp itching. Using henna regularly on your hair cures dandruff and prevents it from coming back. Dry and damaged hair is prone to split ends, which worsen the situation. Henna breaks this vicious cycle and gives you deeply conditioned and nourished hair.