Aztec Marigold Extract [Size: 50g]

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 This dye extract is derived from Aztec Marigold  - also know as Mexican Marigold (Tagetes erecta) and is native to Mexico/South America. The plant grows to 50 - 100cm and was commonly used by the Aztecs for medicinal, cultural and decorative purposes. In Mexico, its flower -  the cempasĂșchil is called the flor de muertos ("flower of the dead"). Aztec Marigold  been used for medicinal purposes since prehistoric times. The Cherokee used it as a skin wash and for yellow dye. Today the flower petals are a colourful addition to  salads and the dried ground flower heads used as food colouring.Bright yellows, pale yellows, lichen greens can be acheived as a natural dye. REFER - MARIGOLD CALENDULA Dyeing Instructions.

 

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 This dye extract is derived from Aztec Marigold  - also know as Mexican Marigold (Tagetes erecta) and is native to Mexico/South America. The plant grows to 50 - 100cm and was commonly used by the Aztecs for medicinal, cultural and decorative purposes. In Mexico, its flower -  the cempasĂșchil is called the flor de muertos ("flower of the dead"). Aztec Marigold  been used for medicinal purposes since prehistoric times. The Cherokee used it as a skin wash and for yellow dye. Today the flower petals are a colourful addition to  salads and the dried ground flower heads used as food colouring.Bright yellows, pale yellows, lichen greens can be acheived as a natural dye. REFER - MARIGOLD CALENDULA Dyeing Instructions.

 


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