TAMARIND

English: Tamarind
Hindi: Imli
Scientific Name : Tamarindus indica

TAMARIND

Indigenous to Africa, tamarind tree is cultivated around the globe for its fruit. However to
dyers it is a natural mordant and can be even used in catalyzing iron extraction. To improve
fastness, herbal dyed fabrics can be first dipped in tamarind paste to prevent the bleeding
of the color.