Indigo dye is a prehistoric dye of dark brown/black that naturally occurs in all the kinds of the blossoming herb that fit in to the genus Indigofera. There are 700 species in this genus but only a few of them are used to extract the indigo dye, the most common of which is Indigofera Tinctoria.
This plant is grown and cast off all around the world. It is famous as “Black Henna” that dyes the hair black. Indigo is grown from seed and is harvested bi-annually. Indigo plant grows to one to two meters high with small green leaves and purple colour flowers. The mature plants are cut off just above the soil and allowed to dry in the open fields for three or four days. The leaves are collected, crushed and stored. The crushed leaves are pulverized to a powder. Indigo is an ancient dye plant known for the clarity and fastness of the blue colour. This is the dye, traditionally used to colour hair naturally.
Our Etheric Indigo Powder is a natural dye from Indigo Powder. We use indigo powder to naturally deepen the intensity of our herbal hair colours. Indigo oxidizes when exposed to air and water so when the hair colour is mixed with hot water ready for use the indigo is activated. As this product is completely natural and chemical free, for best results, we recommend to use this product only with pure herbs.
This product is 100% Natural with No added Preservatives, Artificial Fragrances, Color or Chemicals