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Alkanet Root, cut

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Alkanet root. Well known for its pigmentation properties

Batschia Canescens
Alkanet root is well known for its pigmentation properties. Dried herbs like alkanet root are primarily used for dying wood, fabrics, and the like but also are popular as a natural dye in soaps. The whole root is ground and then mixed with other products or oils to colour them. As far as herbs go this is one of the most sought after for its coloring properties. It is commonly used in soaps, lotions, and make up products.

If using in soaps, lotions etc. it's usual to steep the cut or ground root in warm oils until the oils takes on the colour, then strain the particles from the oils and make your soaps or lotion etc. with the coloured oils.

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Alkanet root is well known for its pigmentation properties. Dried herbs like alkanet root are primarily used for dying wood, fabrics, and the like but also are popular as a natural dye in soaps. The whole root is ground and then mixed with other products or oils to colour them. As far as herbs go this is one of the most sought after for its coloring properties. It is commonly used in soaps, lotions, and make up products.

If using in soaps, lotions etc. it's usual to steep the cut or ground root in warm oils until the oils takes on the colour, then strain the particles from the oils and make your soaps or lotion etc. with the coloured oils.

Feefo Reviews - Average 100% (6 reviews)

Date Score Customer Comment Our Response
15-Apr-2018 Product:

great colour although not used the infused oil yet
19-Aug-2016 Product:

Excellent
26-Apr-2016 Product:

As Above
18-Mar-2016 Product:

very good stuff
26-Feb-2016 Product:

This is part of my first order from The Soap Kitchen and I used this to make an infusion for a beautiful light moisturizer. I will definitely use this product again - the product is quite beautiful.
04-Feb-2016 Product:

Excellent
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