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Mallow Gold Natural Dyes

Mallow Gold Natural Dyes

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Botanical Name - Punica Granatum
Common Name - Pomegranate
Other Name - Pomegranate
Part Used - Fruit Rind
Uses - Textile Dye, Natural Mordant And Ayurveda

The pomegranate is considered to have originated in the region from Iran to Northeast India. The genus name Punica refers to that Phoenicians, who were active in broadening its cultivation, partly for religious reasons. The rind of the fruits and the bark of the pomegranate tree are used as a traditional remedy against diarrhoea, dysentary and intestinal parasites. The major colouring components in pomegranate are tannins, extracted from the fresh and dried peels. Pomegranate is considered as a plant based yellow dye, which are tannin, along with some parts of pelletierin called tanante, about 19% along with pelletierine. The main colouring agent in the pomegranate peel is granatonine which is present in the alkaloid from N-methyl graatonine. Punica granatum is from the family Punicacea. It grows in all warm countries of the world and was originally a native of Persia. Colours obtained exhibit good fastness to washing, rubbing and light.

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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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