Dyeing Fabric Wholesalers introduced that vegetable dyes refer to pigments extracted from plants in nature as dyes. There are many kinds of plant dyes, and the parts that can be used for dyeing include bark, leaves, roots, fruits, flowers, stems, and whole plants.
What are the common dyes?
1. Blue dye-indigo;
2. Red dyes-madder, safflower, Sufang (positive mordant dyeing);
3. Yellow dyes-Sophora japonica, turmeric, gardenia, and barberry;
4. Purple dyes-comfrey, perilla;
5. Brown dye-yam;
6. Black dyes-gall and hematoxylin.
At the same time, vegetable dyes can be divided into several categories:
1. Direct type: safflower, Sophora japonica, berry grass, jasmine, turmeric, buckthorn, stone seeding, fudou, etc.
2. Reduced type: Polygonum, Ma Lan, Jiang Lan, etc.
3. Most mordant types: madder, hematoxylin, comfrey, gall, and so on.
4. Disperse dyes: henna, etc.
5. Acidic type: saffron and so on.
6. Cationic type: berberines such as Huanglian and Phellodendron.