Washing Soda, Sodium Carbonate, Natural Dye Assist
Also known as Sal Soda, or Soda Ash, it is used in dyeing as an assist especially with indigo vat dye to help make indigo soluble in water, according to an indigo dye recipe by Palmy Weigle in a Brooklyn Botanical Garden Dye book.
It is also used for degreasing and washing wool and other items.
It is alos used to set Jacquard Procion Dyes for plant fibers, which we also stock.
Refer to a natural dye book for more detailed information.
This is NOT Baking Soda!!!
Not for food use.
Do not use in cooking utensils.
As with all mordants- use in well ventilated room, wear protective clothing and gloves, dispose of properly.
Follow safety instructions on back of label.
Item purchased is bag of Washing Soda in picture.
If sent to a Pennsylvania address, Pennsylvania State Slate Tax applies
Washing Soda, Sodium Carbonate, Natural Dye Assist listed in:
Natural Dyes and Mordants
, Jacquard Procion MX Dyes for Cotton, Linen, & Plant Cellulose Fiber