Myrobalan is useful as a dye and mordant. As a dye, Myrobalan produced lovely warm yellows. As a mordant, Myrobalan helps to produce a range of colors. For example, a fabric mordanted with Myrobalan will turn to teal when dipped in Indigo. It also helps 'brighten' the reds of madder.Perfect for natural dyeing of fabrics, coloring soaps and bath products.
Dye color: Shades of warm yellows
Content: Myrobalan seed powder
Storage: Store in dry, cool place away from light.
For your study of natural colors in soaping: NATURAL SOAP COLOR and NATURAL SOAP COLOR - PLANT MAGIC by Jo Haslauer are the perfect companions for your study of soap making with natural color. Jo is a true color forager, she is constantly discovering and perfecting natural colors for soaping.
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For your study of natural colors on fabric: WILD COLORby Jenny Dean is a marvelous book to kick start one's study of natural dye techniques and color palettes.
BRILLIANT COLOURS by Cheryl Kolander, doyen of natural dyeing, is another book of interest if one is interested in developing a very personal connection with natural colors. Hers is the very first book I read on natural colors and it carried me away on her tales of color to a fairytale land. Colors talk to her, and it is fascinating to listen in.
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