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Wisdom Orange Natural Dye

Wisdom Orange Natural Dye

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Botanical Name - Butea Monosperma
Common Name - Parrot Tree
Other Name - Palash Tree
Part Used - Flowers
Uses - Textile Dyeing,Curing Eye Cataratcts,And Kidney Stones.

Butea monosperma is a species of Butea native to tropical part of the India Subcontinent and SouthEast Asia, ranging across India, Bangladesh, and Nepal. It is commonly known as flame-of-the forest, bastard treak and Palash. It is used for timber, resin, fodder, medicine and dyes. The flowers are used to prepare a traditional Holi colour. It is also used as dye for fabric. It belongs to the family fabaceae. In India dried leaves of Palash are used to make disposable leaf plates and leaf bowls to serve food. Its leaves are rich in glucoside, linolenic acid, oleic acid, palasitrium, burin, bucolic acid. Flowers are rich in flavonoids, triterpene, button, button, isobutrin, coreopsis, isocoreopsin and sulphurein. All the parts of plant contain various different biological activities like anti- microbial, anti-fertility, anti-helminthic, anti-diarrhoea. Nowadays Butea Monosperma is largely used as dyeing colour for fabric (colour, silk, wool) Generally alum, is used as mordant while process of dyeing flowers of B.monosperma have also been used as blood purifier and its seeds as antiseptic and antihelmentic in Indian traditional medicine.


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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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