he term Henna has its origins from the Arabic term Al-Hinna. Different parts of the plant are crushed and ground into powder. The preparation of the dye continues by mixing the powder with hot water. Henna also serves as a cooling agent especially considering that it originally is from regions with warmer climates. Typically, mehndi designs come in geometrical and floral patterns and are applied on different parts of the body. Mehndi designs come in a variety of forms, depending on the region in question. These designs are used to represent a certain aspect of culture such as wisdom, od health and enlightenment.