Scientific name: Indigofera fruticosa
Medicinal use: Several species, especially Indigofera tinctoria and Indigofera suffruticosa, are used to produce the dye indigo. Some other species of this group are used to alleviate pain. The herbs are generally regarded as an analgesic with anti-inflammatory activity, rather than an anodyne
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AnnatoFlowering Tropical Trees, Natural colorant garden ₡2,550.00 Add to cart
₡2,550.00SKU: 0030 Categories: Flowering Tropical Trees, Natural colorant garden
Scientific name: Bixa orellana
Origin: Mexico and Tropical America
Medicinal use: The surface of its seed has a resinous and oily coating that contains a pigment, known as annatto, formed mainly by bixin and other apocarotenoids. This pigment is used as an aphrodisiac and food coloring. It is frequently used in the coloring of cheddar or American type or Mimolette, margarine, butter, rice, smoked fish and sometimes as a kitchen condiment.
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Mahogany, West IndiesNatural colorant garden ₡3,750.00 Read more
Mahogany, West Indies
₡3,750.00SKU: 0455 Category: Natural colorant garden
Scientific name: Swietenia macrophylla
Origin: Caribbean and USA
Medicinal use: Reddish wood, which gives its name to the mahogany color (from reddish brown to red wine), very heavy and solid, so it sinks quickly in the water and rivers cannot be used to float logs to a sawmill. It is a fine-grained wood, ideal for cabinetmaking because it is easy to carve, of great value for making furniture and, in general, it is one of the most valuable woods on the world market.
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Chamomile, YellowNatural colorant garden ₡3,750.00 Add to cart
₡3,750.00SKU: 1300 Category: Natural colorant garden
Scientific name: Cota tinctoria
Origin: Europe, Siberia and Iran
Medicinal use: The inflorescence of this plant, which contains two flavonic derivatives, luteolin and apigenin, was once used in the textile industry to produce a bright yellow dye, used to dye fabrics. As well as for its dye properties, it is also known for its calming and anti-inflammatory properties, it is also often used to prepare lightening solutions for hair, hence the common name “chamomile” from dyers.
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Guava, AppleNatural colorant garden ₡1,900.00 Add to cart
₡1,900.00SKU: 0910 Category: Natural colorant garden
Scientific name: Psidium guajava
Origin: Caribbean, C and S America
Medicinal use: Tree or shrub that reaches 4 to 11 m in height. The fruits can be consumed fresh in jellies, preserves, jams and sweets; They are highly desired by a large number of wild and domestic animals and flowers are an important source of pollen and nectar for beekeeping. The bark, leaves and green fruits contain tannins that have been used for dyeing and tanning.
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