Madder Root (Rubia Tinctorum) | Ριζάρι


Rubia Tinctorum holds a cherished place in the history of natural dyeing, dating back to ancient civilizations. Revered for its intense red hue, it has been used to color textiles, fabrics, Easter eggs, and even cosmetics, weaving a tapestry of tradition and heritage across cultures.

Crafting Easter Eggs with Madder: Follow these simple steps to dye your eggs bright red with Rubia Tinctorum:

  1. Pound the root in a mortar to extract its color more easily.
  2. Boil it in water for 10 minutes, then let it sit for 2-3 hours or overnight to allow the color to intensify.
  3. In the morning, strain the root and add the eggs to the dye bath.
  4. Boil the eggs for about 15 minutes, adding half a glass of wine vinegar (if necessary, add water to cover the eggs).
  5. Watch as the eggs transform into crimson jewels, infused with the vibrant hues of Rubia Tinctorum.

Dosage: For optimal results, use 70g of Rubia Root for every 15 eggs, ensuring a rich and vibrant color. Follow the traditional process passed down through generations to create Easter eggs that captivate and enchant.

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