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Cedar Yellow Natural Dyes

Cedar Yellow Natural Dyes

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Botanical Name - Terminalia Chebula
Common Name - Myrobalan
Other Name - Harda, Haritiki
Part Used - Dried Fruits
Uses - Textile Dyeing, Mordanting And Leather Tanning

Terminalia Chebula is medium to large sized deciduous tree. Haritaki is one main key ingredient in triphala and famous rejuvenating herb. Common name of haritaki are Indian hog plum and Indian walnut. Haritaki is gentle laxative, digestive, tonic, expectorant and anti-dysentery. Myrobalan (Terminalia  chebula) is a yellow colour natural vegetable dye produced from the dried fruits of tree Terminalia chebula which is mainly found in the himalayas. These dried fruits are first grinded into a powder form which is a rich source of tannin and can be used both as a mordant and a dye for cotton and other plant fibres.

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How to use

(A)Wet the fabric with wetting agent/soapnut(Reetha) or normal wash with water at 50 degree for 20 mins.

(B) Pre Mordant :-

Pre-treat the material with alum 6% of fabric weight at 85°C for 60 mins.

(C) Dyeing :-

Add the required amount of dye to the dye bath. PH of dye bath needs to be maintained at pH 5. If it is higher than pH, 5 add vinegar, if below pH 5, use lime or soda ash. Stir well to dissolve the dye. Add fabric to the dye bath and maintain at 95°C for 60-80 mins. We check all our natural dyes at 5% of fabric weight; you can amend the percentage as per lighter or darker shade required.

(D) Post Treatment :-

Conduct soaping of the dyed material with non-ionic detergent (0.5gpl) or ezee soap at 50°C for 30 mins.

(E)Then conduct cold wash of the material at 50°C for 20 mins or more time.

Natural Dyes Extract Discovery pack (50gms of each of all natural dyes extract powder)

This Pack includes 15 Different Natural Dyes Colours with Auxiliaries.

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Swatch Card - 35 Handmade organic cotton samples - Size 15 cm x 12 cm - Undyed/ Greige/ White

Variety of 35 swatches to help you understand the quality of fabrics.

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