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According to different cultural background mehndi (henna) can be divided into several types. Most famous types of mehndi designs are Arabic, Indian, Pakistani and African. Designs from these diverse regions can easily be differentiated. Here are their individual features that will help you in identifying the type of design.
Mehndi is prepared by the leaves of plant called henna, also known as cypress flower. The Henna word came from the Arabic name for lawsonia inermis which is pronounced as hinna. The exact origin of mehndi is difficult to place but it has been nearly 5000 years old. Some historians think that mughals brought mehndi to India but other thinks that the origin of mehndi is India. Some other thinks that the origin of mehndi is Middle East or North Africa.
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