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Sandalwood Natural Dye Recipe

Red Sandalwood Pterocarpus antalinus Red Sandalwood comes for a tree native to India and Indonesia. The dyestuff is from the heartwood and yields oranges, browns and auburn shades of colour.

Time Required: 3 hours

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