Bee® : Natural Dye From Acacia catechu

Common Name: Catechu
Botanical Name: Acacia catechu
Natural Dye: Brown dye stuff for textile

Bee® is a natural dye extracted from heart wood of Acacia catechu; it is a mordant category of dye in Natural dyes. It gives Brown colour and changes with the change of pre treatment auxiliary in the process of dyeing.

Acacia catechu, one of the species of Acacia, is known as Khair in the Indian subcontinent. It is of medium length and can be easily discover in an altitude of 1300 meters above the sea level in our country. Acacia catechu covers states like Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Jammu etc.

Textile dyed with Bee® has anti-microbial, Astringent and anti bacterial properties, these are additional features of textile dye treated with our Bee®.

Cutch or Acacia catechu has a long history of being substantially utilize in India and dated back to our golden era of Pre-Mughal and Mughal history.  

Heartwood of the Acacia catechu tree gives unique brown colour when used for dyes. It is a very easy dye to use for textile and gives light-fast and wash-fast effect that are suitable for dyeing in cotton, wool and silk.