Known in natural medicine, but also a great dyer. Rich in tannins.

Use 50-100% wof, always soak barks before heating to fully release the tannins.

No mordant is needed, alum will give more yellow, copper will yield soft orange hues.


This is a sustainable and renewable source of dye from Europe. Organic.

Horse Chestnut (Aesculus hippocastanum) bark

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