International Journal of Home Science
2020, VOL. 6 ISSUE 3, PART C
Natural dyeing of marigold leaves extract against insects
Author(s): Dr. Archana Devi and Rimpi Pandey
Antimosquito repellent textiles with improved functionality find a variety of applications such as health and hygiene products, specially the garments worn close to the skin and several medical applications. To overcome all these symptomatic problems it is better to use repellants from natural sources over synthetic chemicals. Repellents ideally should have no adverse reactions. Thus the study is a small step in developing an eco-friendly natural anti insect finishes from leaves extracts on cotton fabric by using Calendula offcinalis (maigold) leaves extract. The concentration of insect repellent extract, concentration of mordant and dyeing time was standardized on the basis of insect repellence repellency test. These samples were given after treatment with various concentrations of citric acid for different time and then subjected to test the wash durability and insect repellency.
How to cite this article:
Dr. Archana Devi, Rimpi Pandey. Natural dyeing of marigold leaves extract against insects. Int J Home Sci 2020;6(3):156-158.