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Gennosyoko (Cranesbill, Geranium)

Gennosyoko (Cranesbill, Geranium)

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Amount used
Half the weight of the dough


A widely distributed medicinal herb in Japan that is effective in preventing diarrhea. It produces red flowers in western Japan and white flowers in eastern Japan. In Kanji (Chinese characters), it is written as "現の証拠." When copper mordant is used, it turns a beautiful ochre color, and when titanium mordant is used, it turns an orange color. It has good fastness to sunlight.

Dyeing method
Extract by boiling in an alkaline solution for 15 minutes.

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