Part used: flowers whole stem

Colour range: pink, red, green, yellow

Ph sensitive; better pinks and reds with acid assist.

Mordant: alum, ferrous sulfate

Light fastness: good for yellows and grees, medium for pinks and reds.

WOF: 50-100%

Cold dyeing: yes

Hot dyeing: yes

Low Impact Method: yes


St. Johns Worth grows in the wild commonly, and is well known as an ancient folk medicine. St. John's wort is most commonly used for "the blues" or light depression and symptoms that sometimes go along with mood such as nervousness, tiredness, poor appetite, and trouble sleeping. 

In natural dyeing it will give a vast range of colours depending on the acidity of your dye bath and the mordant used.




St. Johnswort (Hypericum perforatum) powder/pieces

Powder / Pieces
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