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Marigolds Natural Dye Powder
Marigolds Natural Dye Powder
Marigolds Natural Dye Powder
Marigolds Natural Dye Powder
Marigolds Natural Dye Powder
Marigolds Natural Dye Powder
Marigolds Natural Dye Powder
Marigolds Natural Dye Powder

Marigolds Natural Dye Powder

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Marigolds will dye a beautiful rich yellow on protein and cellulose fibers. Requires mordant.

Modifications;
Alkaline: orange
Iron: green

Vibrant yellows, green-yellows and oranges with 20 -30% dried marigold to WOF.

Botanical Name: Tagetes Erecta; 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 recognized as a potential source of very interesting biologically active products viz, carotenoids that are being used as food colorants. Tagetes (Marigold flowers) are yellow to orange red in color are a rich sources of lutein, a carotenoid pigment. The principle coloring component of marigold flowers is lutein, a fat soluble carotenoid, which is responsible for the yellow to orange color 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.