The Flame of the Forest tree produces bright orange color flowers. The color extracted from these flowers are used as dye and offers shades of tangerines and yellows and also has medicinal properties. Soak the dyestuff in warm water overnight to extract the dye.
Perfect for natural dyeing of fabrics, coloring soaps and bath products.
Sustainably sourced, fair trade supply. Bottled carefully in food grade jars at source in India.
February 2023. Freshest. Always.
Safety Data Sheet is available and a printed copy is included with every order. You may also order a Digital Copy of Safety Data Sheet at no extra cost.
Dye color: Shades of tangerines and yellows.
Content: Flame of the Forest bark 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.
In THE NATURAL SOAP COLOR PALETTE, Kandra Churchwell shares her joy of soapmaking, nature, and the combination of her artistic passions with other soapy friends. You can't but embrace Kandra's absolute joy in soaping, and readiness in sharing her joy with everyone. Head on over to SOAPY FRIENDS to join the exciting learning and sharing platform Kandra has created.
For your study of natural colors on fabric:
WILD COLOR by 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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