Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - Natural dye
Prepared By : Mazadul Hasan sheshir
13th Batch (session 2009-2013)
Department : Wet Processing Technology
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Department Of Textile Engineering
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Common Name: Natural Indigo, Indigo, Indian Indigo
Botanical Name: Indigofera tinctoria
Our Trade Name: INDO BLUE
Natural Dye: Blue Dyestuff for Textile
This is one of the most ancient Natural Dyes used by Man in textiles.
Indigo is about 2-3 feet long plant, cultivated on thousands of acres of land in India.
The whole plant is used for extraction of dye and the extract form of dye is supplied in
This give deep blue color on wool, silk, cotton etc. It exhibits good fastness to washing,
crocking and Light. This is the only Natural Dye, which falls under Vat category of dyes.
We are among the largest exporter of Natural Indigo from India.
Common Name: Pomegranate, Anaar
Botanical Name: Punica granatum
Our Trade Name: Mallow
Natural Dye: Yellow dyestuff for Textiles.
Pomegranate is one of the most largely consumed fruits in Asia. The dye is extracted
from its fruit rind. The color obtained exhibit good fastness to washing rubbing and
At times this dye is also used as mordant and is over dyed with other Natural Dye to
improve fastness of later.
Common Name: Madder, Manjistha, Majith
Botanical Name: Rubia cardifolia (Indian Madder) Rubia
tinctoria (European Madder)
Our Trade Name: RUBIA
Natural Dye: Red, Pink and Orange dyestuff for Textiles.
Madder is one of the oldest Natural Dyes. In a way Indigo and Madder are the main
ancient Natural Dyes used by man for dyeing textile for ages.
The cultivation of Madder needs sub topical climates and prefers moist soil. It is
cultivated in the foots of Himalayas in huge quantity.
We have specialized in this product.
Common Name: Kamala, Kamala Powder
Botanical Name: Mallotus phillipinses
Our Trade Name: FLAME
Natural Dye: Orange yellow or golden yellow dyestuff for
Kamala is taken from fruit of the plant Mallotus. This is an evergreen tree growing
upto 25 meter high.
It imparts beautiful color on wool and silk. Kamala powder was used extensively in
India and neighboring southeastern countries and also enjoy export trade.
However, on cotton Kamala does not give as deep color as on wool or silk.
Common Name: Lac, Lac Dye
Botanical Name: Kerria lacca
Our Trade Name: Nimbus
Natural Dye: Red & violet dyestuff for Textiles.
Lac is probably most ancient of all Animal Dyes. The dye is taken from insect Kerria Lacca.
This insect is cultivated on Kusumbh and Tesu trees. This has its history of use as Natural
Dye in South Asia and India since the beginning of recorded History.
The principal coloring component in this dye is identified as Laccaic Acid. The dye shade
exhibit very good fastness to washing, rubbing and light.
Common Name: Harad, Harda,
Botanical Name: Terminlia chebula
Our Trade Name: Kareel
Natural Dye: greenish yellow dyestuff and Natural
Mordant for Textiles.
Mayrabolan is fruit of tree Terminalia chebula. This is used as greenish yellow dyestuff
for textile. This is also used as Natural Mordant in many cases.
This is also used as a substitute of Tannic acid.
Common Name: Cutch, Catechu, Kala Kaththa
Botanical Name: Accacia catechu
Our Trade Name: BEE
Natural Dye: Brown dyestuff for Textiles.
Catechu is purified extract of wood Accacia catechu. The plant of Accacia catechu is
about 15 meter high.
This mainly composed of Catechu-tannic acid with catechin, catechu red and
Catechu is among cheap Extract form of Natural Dyes it gives light brown to good
brown with acceptable fastness rating
Common Name: Dolu, Himalayan Rubrub
Botanical Name: Rhum emodin
Our Trade Name: INSECT
Natural Dye: Yellow dyestuff for Textiles.
Dolu is about 1.5 to 3 meter high stout herb. It is grown at an altitude of about
3000 to 5000 meters high. The color is extracted from its wood.
This consists of many anthraquinone derivatives based on emodin, chrysophanol,
alooe-emodin and rhein.
It dyes wool in range of color mainly in yellow and exhibit good fastness ratings.
Dyeing process with plant dyes
min.20 806040 140120100
• Agricultural material
• by-products from wood industry and
food processing: ashen´s bark
low costs by combination
liquor ratio 1:20 (solid:water)
95°C for 60 min
separation of solid residues
(sedimentation and filtration)
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