Natural colourants and dyestuffs


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NON-WOOD FOREST PRODUCTS 4

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FOREWORD

GLOSSARY OF TERMS

INTRODUCTION

1. MAJOR COLOURANTS AND DYESTUFFS ENTERING
INTERNATIONAL TRADE

Annatto seed and its extracts
Henna
Logwood and its extracts
Red sandalwood
2. COLOURANTS AND DYESTUFFS MAINLY OF LOCAL OR REGIONAL
IMPORTANCE
Cutch
Brazilin from the American brazilwoods and East Indian sappanwood
Kamala
3. SOME MINOR DYESTUFFS FROM TROPICAL AND SUB-TROPICAL TREES

4. LICHEN DYES

5. INSECT DYES

Lac
Kermes
6. MAJOR COLOURANTS AND DYESTUFFS MAINLY PRODUCED IN
HORTICULTURAL SYSTEMS
Cochineal and carmine
Crocin from saffron and gardenia jasminoides
Indigo
Madder
Marigold (Tagetes)
Paprika
Safflower
Turmeric
APPENDIX 1: SUPPLEMENTARY SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY