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European Organic Chamomile (don't confuse with Dyer's Chamomile) ~ Whole Flowers or cut

Chamomile is a herb that comes from the daisy like flowers of the Asteraceae plant family. It has been consumed for centuries as a natural remedy for several health conditions and can be used in teas.

Please be aware that this natural plant dye is not Dyer's Chamomile, but still dyes a beautiful golden yellow.

Colourfastness: Poor - medium


Basic Recipe::

Wool mordanted with 20% Alum

Chamomile flowers 200% of the dry weight of the wool

Dried Chamomile flowers in cold water,

simmer for 1 hour, strain through a dye cloth.

Add the wool into to the dye water and simmer gently for one hour.

You can leave it in to cool overnight for a very strong yellow.