Natural Dyes - Myrobalan Extract
Myrobalan extract is made from the nuts of Terminalia chebula (Terminalia chebula Retz ). It has a rich natural tannin. While is gives low colour it can be used with both cellulosic and protein fibers as a mordant or used with an iron after bath to give beautiful shades of grey. to black.
Used with an alum mordant yellowish brown to brown can be achieved.
The plant grows in the forests of diverse regions of Asia (India, Nepal, Burma, China and Bangladesh) and has been cultivated in Africa.