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Sun Yellow Natural Dyes

Sun Yellow Natural Dyes

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Botanical Name - Tagetes Erecta
Common Name - Marigold
Other Name - Genda Flower
Part Used - Flowers
Uses - Textile Dyeing, Food Industry,Asthama And Cough.

Marigold is a potential ornamental plant grown commercially in different part of the world and obtained from different species of Tagetes of family Asteraceae. The genus is also recognised as a potential source of very interesting biologically active products viz, carotenoids that are being used as food colourants. Tagetes (Marigold flowers) are yellow to orange red in colour are a rich sources of lutein, a carotenoid pigment. The principle colouring component of marigold flowers is lutein, a fat-soluble carotenoid, which is responsible for the yellow to orange colour to the dye. It also contains galenite, lycopene, V-carotene. Marigold contains some or many medicinal properties. It is used internally in the treatment of indigestion, colic, severe constipation, cough and dysentry.
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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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