Eco-friendly dyeing of fabric and wool yarn samples with Morus nigra leaf extracts

Eco-friendly dyeing of fabric and wool yarn samples with Morus nigra leaf extracts

Morus nigra L. is a biologically important plant. In addition to the biological importance of the extracts obtained from its various parts, it is used as a material in various fields. In this work, dyeing properties of the cotton fabrics and the wool yarns with Morus nigra L. leaf extracts were investigated. In dyeing studies using Morus nigra L. leaf extracts, yellow tones were obtained in dyeing cotton fabrics, and green and yellow tones were obtained in dyeing wool yarns. Washing, rubbing and light fastness of dyed textile products were examined. According to the results, cotton fabrics showed better dyeing potential than wool yarns. As a result, Morus nigra L. leaf can be used as a natural dyeing agent in the dyeing of textile products.


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Vancouver Önal A. , Özbek O. , Düzgün P. , Nached S. Eco-friendly dyeing of fabric and wool yarn samples with Morus nigra leaf extracts. Journal of the Turkish Chemical Society Section A: Chemistry. 2023; 10(3): 821-828.
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