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Silver Oak Natural Dye

Silver Oak Natural Dye

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Botanical Name - Syzyguim Cumini
Common Name - Jamun
Other Name - Black Plum, Java Plum
Part Used - Kernels
Uses - Fabric Dyeing

Syzygium cumini, commonly known as Malabar plum, Java plum, Jamun ki guthli, or black plum, is an evergreen tropical tree in the flowering plant. It is native to the Indian Subcontinent. The extract of the fruit and seeds are found be effective against hyperglycemia in Diabetes-type2. The seeds of fruit are used in various alternative healing system like Ayurvedic treatment of anaemia, vocal related problems It is high source of vitamin A and vitamin C. In textile purpose jamun guthali give light yellow shade on normal ph. 

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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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