Basic Mehndi Recipe

Basic Mehndi Recipe

Basic Mehndi Recipe

Teaspoon (5 g) powdered mehndi, sifted to a talcum powder consistency.
Teaspoon (10 ml) distilled water or brewed dark tea, boiled and cooled to room temperature
5 drops mehndi oil
2 drops clove oil.
a) In a glass or plastic bowl, combine the mehndi powder, water, and eucalyptus oil. Mix only after all the ingredients have been added, and mix only in one direction. Stir quickly to eliminate all lumps.
b) If possible, let the paste ferment for at least 5 hours before using. Cover the mixture but do not seal or refrigerate.

Recipe for Mehendi Cone
Always use fresh mehndi for the cone, as it will give you good color without much efforts.If mehendi color is fedded, that means if it is more like a brownish then dark green.Filter this powder with a nylon clothe or even the tea strainer will work. For 2 cones you will need 50grams of strained mehendi powder.
To get a good color and for a longer period, boil 1 cup of water, add ½ tea spoon of tea powder then add ½ tea spoon sugar,stir it and then filter.
he add this water to the mehendi powder as required.Also add 6-7 drops of eucalyptus oil.The consistency of this paste should be as thick as hurshes chocolate syrup.
Stir it till you do not see any lumps(about 10-15 minutes)
Put it in the cone when you need apply it on the hands.
You can preserve this paste in the freeze but not the cone.
Mehndi Paste Recipe
Take three cups of boiling water, add to it two tablespoon of coffee or black tea and make a decoction (decoction = boil three cups and reduce it to half a cup), add a teaspoon of eucalyptus oil and the juice of half a lemon and one teaspoon of sugar. Mix carefully with the help of a spoon and leave for minimum six hours. It is best to leave overnight, but if you cannot, you have to set it aside for at least six hours in order to get a deep and beautiful brown-black color.