Myrbalan Powder is  prepared from the nuts of Terminalia Chebula.

This natural dye and tannin is commonly used throughout India and grows primarily in the foothills of the Himalayas.

Myrobalan overdyed with indigo gives you wonderful teal color.


Use at;

10% WOF for light shades and basic mordanting

15% WOF for medium depth of shade rich yellow

25%  and up WOF for darker browns.

Active dye component; Gallic and ellagic acid derived hydrolysable tannins, chebulinic acid (a flavonoid).


In combination with iron, myrobalan will give grey to black.


It is recommended to have a look at the different dye instruction modules available here.


-Securely packed in a re-sealable zip bag for easy use and storage

- Sustainable and fair trade product


Myrobalan Powder (Terminalia Chebula)

$7.00 per 100 Grams
  • Storage

    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


    Environmental Hazards

    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.

  • Packaging

    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.


    Shipping Times

    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 rates.

    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.

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