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Jaipur Pink Natural Dye

Jaipur Pink Natural Dye

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Botanical Name - Caesalpinia Sappan
Common Name - Sappan Wood
Other Name - Sappanwood, Patang Lakdi, Sappan
Part Used - Sappan Wood And Bark
Uses - Textile Dyeing

Caesalpinia Sappan commonly known as Sappan wood. It belongs to the Gulmohar family. It is a small thorny tree. It is also known as Patranga, which is one of the most important herbs in Ayurvedic medicine system. Caesalpinia Sappan belongs to plant family Fabaceae (Leguminosae). It is a multipurpose tree, which is also used for medicinal, cosmetic purposes and as a safe natural colouring agent. Sappan wood is one of the most widely used plant dye, which plays a predominant role in red colour for dyeing textiles. With the variation of the pH of the dye bath by the addition of mordants the dye produces hue from pink to red colour. By combining different metallic mordants like chrome alum, ferrous alum with dye it displays good fastness towards washing. It also has some medicinal properties such as anti-inflammatory activity.

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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.

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This Pack includes 15 Different Natural Dyes Colours with Auxiliaries.

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

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