Colour: 胭脂膏 Safflower Red also known as Carthamus Red or Natural Red 26 or Rouge
Packaging: the colour chips are packed in a simple plastic bag. The bag is then packed in a cardboard box. The box is 5.5 * 3.5 * 1.5 cm.
How to use: dissolve the colour chips in clean warm water. Then it is ready for use.
Feature: natural colour extracted from plant. The chips include resin already. The colour is very fine and pure. Colour is profound and endurable.
Storage: keep it in dry, clean, and dark place. The longer the colour is preserved, the better the quality becomes.
Special Note: Natural rouge can be either extracted from a type of worm or plant. The colour extracted from worm is brighter than the colour extracted from plant. This colour listed here is extracted from safflower flowers and easy to dissolve in water.
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Safflower 胭脂 Yānzhī red – Flowers of Carthamus tinctorius used to make red dye also known as as Carthamin or Carthamus Red or Natural Red 26 (food colouring).
Used as a dye in Ancient Egypt as well as in the far East.