Sunnah materials to use for washing the deceased


What are the sunnah materials to use in terms of washing the deceased?

I’ve heard that we should use water boiled with leaves of a certain tree. I’ve heard various names of trees such as lotus, sidr, lote and saltwort. Is this correct? If so, which tree/s is the best to use?

Washing the hair: Is it correct that we should use marsh mallow plant?

Applying perfume: Is it true that we should use something called Hanut on the head/beard? I tried to find out what it is but did not manage to find anything.

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