Alkanet Root Cut / Dyer's Bugloss / Hoary Puccoon / Ratanjot
Pakistan / India / Albania
Darkish red, dried roots or rootlets of Dyer's Bugloss Alkanet
Infuse the roots in Carrier oil for a dark Red/Burgundy to Purple or Pink colour that can be used in soap and other formulations. Be sure to filter / strain the product before using in Soap Making. Try mixing with red clay for an even richer colour. Alkanet Root infusions are also used to darken wood to make it resemble Mahogony or Rosewood.