Original henna powder made from finely ground leaves. Originates from the Middle East. Use for dyeing yellows, oranges and browns or use as the component to reduce an indigo vat. The longer the dye material cooks, the more brown the results will be.
Best WOF; 20-50%
Or use as a paste in Low Impact Dyeing
Henna is Ph sensitive; acidity in the dye bath will shift the color to orange.
Active dye components; Lawsone, Luteolin, Tannin.
Textiles can be mordanted previously for better results and deeper colour, but henna is substantive and will dye without the use of mordants as well.
It is recommended to have a look at the different dye instruction modules available here.
Henna Powder (Lawsonia inermis)
Keep in a tightly closed container, stored in a cool, dry, ventilated area. Protect against physical damage. Maintain a constant temperature not to exceed 24° C. (75° F.). Containers of this material may be hazardous when empty since they retain product residues (dust, solids); observe all warnings and precautions listed for the product.
Heath and Safety
Do not ingest. Do not breathe dust. Wear protective gloves, safety goggles and a dust mask when handling fine dye powders and mordants.
Possibly harmful when swallowed or inhaled
Natural dye powders are no known environmental concern. Mordants and mordanted dye baths should be disposed in a sensible way according to your local waste disposal laws.
Natural dyes and mordants are shipped in a special packaging made from recypcled materials with a re-usable zipper.
Your pouches are shipped in either a flat padded envelope or a cardboard box depending on quantity and size.
We try to use reduce packaging and use recycled materials where possible.
Most packages are sent the same day or next day of order.
Shipping times depend per country and are out of my hands once I send the parcel. Averages to the United States have been 6-14 business days.
Shipping is according to the total weight of your parcel including packaging materials.
ALL packages are shipped with a tracking number. The tarcking number will be updated by mail once available.
Please note that most tracking is only available from the moment the parcel physically leaves the country. This may take a few days.
You will see your total shipping rate in your order.
At this moment it is not possible to ship your dye materials by EMS.