Herbs used as Natural Colors and Vegetable dyes

Botanical name/Part used Common name Use Color
Bixa orellana Annatto Natural food color, In textiles, Cosmetics Pharmaceuticals Red/ Orange
Curcuma longa Turmeric Natural food color, In textiles, Cosmetics Pharmaceuticals Yellow, Orange
Caesalpinia sappan Patang Natural food color, In textiles, Cosmetics, Pharmaceuticals. Red, Violet, Pink
Pterocarpus santalinus Red sandal wood Natural food color, In textiles, Cosmetics, Pharmaceuticals Red, Pink