Madder 35-100% WOF
Botanical Name: Rubia Cordifolia commonly known as Indian Madder is an evergreen plant native to Himalayas. Called Turkey Red to many, it is an economical and important source of red dye producing plant for the textile industry. The roots of Madder produce a variety of red colour including orange reds, brick red, blood red and fiery reds depending on temperature on dye bath, type of mordant and addition of chalk. The color of the yde stuff depends on the climatic condition of the environment where the plant grows and soil where the roots grew, their age, the mineral content of the water used for dyeing, the temperature set up of the process, on the dye pot used, and also on how much madder used relative to the fiber. Madder can be used on cotton, leather, wool and silk. Madder is also known for blood purification and helpful in various skin diseases as well as a food coloring agent.
Modifier: Iron, Alkaline, Acid
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