Rust Red

Botanical Name :- Rheum Emodi

English Name :- Himalayan Rubharb

Our Brand Name :- Rust Red

Colouring Component :- Rhizome


Himalayan Rhubarb extract is a traditional natural dye from the Himalayan mountains between India and Bhutan.  The plant grows in altitudes from 3-5000 meters. It yields a deep golden yellow color from its rhizomes with an alum mordant.  Shifts in pH will create more yellow or nearly brick red colors.

Colour Imparted:-

It gives multiple colours like yellow, reddish brown and rust colour with different mordents and at different ph.

Ayurvedic/Medicinal/Healing Properties :-

Rheum Emodi is rich in antioxidants, particularly anthocyanins and proanthocyanidins. These antioxidants have anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory, and anti-cancer properties, which help protect you from many health-related issues such as heart disease, cancer, and diabetes.

Dyeing process :-

Mordant the cellulose Fibers with Alum 10% Wof for 30 mins at 80C.

After Mordanting one wash to the fiber,

Take Rust Red as per the desired shade, for medium take 5% wof and dye the fiber for 1 hour at 100C.

Now wash with non-ionic soap.