Rich Source of Organic Holi Colours

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Orange and Red

The flowers of the Palash or Tesu tree are a typical source of the orange and red organic colours. Turmeric powder mixed with lime also creates a healthy orange shade. Other alternative sources for the red colour are red sandal wood, hibiscus flower, radish and pomegranate. Image source: images.huffingtonpost.com

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Orange and Red
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Green

Mehendi and dried leaves of the Gulmohar tree are the richest source for making the green colour. Image source: i.telegraph.co.uk

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Green
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Yellow

The traditional source for making the yellow colour is haldi (turmeric powder). Image source: www.hindustantimes.com

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Yellow
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Blue

Indigo, Indian berries and some species of grapes are the source for making the blue colour. Image source: archives.deccanchronicle.com

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Blue
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Magenta and Purple

The easiest way to make the magenta colour is by boiling beetroot in water. Image source: plentyofcolour.com

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Magenta and Purple
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Brown

The brown colour is nothing but an extract of dried tea leaves mixed with water. Image source: media.winnipegfreepress.com

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Brown
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