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20 Types of dye materials are selected. Most of them are plants, including flowers, fruits and roots. Two are insects. Two types of mineral are used as mordants.


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Chinese: 鼠尾草

English: Sage 

Scientific Name: Salvia officinalis

Part: Trunk

Category: Plant


Sage is a perennial herb that belongs to the mint family, Lamiaceae. It is native to the Mediterranean region. The plant is grown for its aromatic leaves, which are commonly used in cooking, herbal medicine, and aromatherapy.


In cooking, sage leaves are often used to add flavor to savory dishes, especially meat dishes. They have a slightly bitter, earthy taste and can be used fresh or dried. Sage is also used in stuffing, soups, and sauces. In some cultures, sage tea is consumed as a digestive aid.


Sage has been used in traditional medicine for centuries. It is believed to have various health benefits, such as improving digestion, reducing inflammation, and boosting cognitive function. Sage is also used to treat sore throats, coughs, and other respiratory problems.


In aromatherapy, sage essential oil is used for its calming and uplifting properties. It is believed to help reduce stress and anxiety, improve mood, and enhance mental clarity. Sage oil can be used in diffusers, massage oils, and other aromatherapy products.









 1.  Logwood

 2.  Lac bugs

 3.  Comfrey

 4.  Cochineal

 5.  Madder

 6.  Connected shell

 7.  Knotweed

 8.  Huai Mi

 9.  pomegranate peel

10. Wormwood

11. Reseda(Weld)

12. winter green

13. cork

14. onion skin

15. chestnut

16. coconut

17. Hanna

18. five companions

19. black bean coat

20. Viola



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