Does Natural Dyes from Selected Medicinal Plants Used in Jordan Suitable for Dyeing Different Types of Cloth after Chemical Treatment

Saleh K. Shakhatreh


The study was conducted on different medicinal plants that grow in Jordan after air-dried and mechanically powdered them. Weights of 50 g of each powder were percolated. Alum used as mordent to fix color on fabric preventing it from fading with exposure to light or washing. The results were amazing that the extraction of these plants are suitable for dying different colors on different types of cloths such as, cotton, wool, and raw cloth. These results may be useful for cloth and textile factories to use these different pigments as coloring agents.

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