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Indigo Naturalis



Indigo Naturalis, is pure indigo powder / Qing Dai in Chinese,used for natural dye. Externally used in psoriasis cream/Ointment / Soap for treatment effects and colorant.


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Product Introduction

Indigo Naturalis Properties

Salty in flavor, cold in nature; it acts on the liver, lung and stomach channels. This herb can clear away heat,and detoxicate in the blood, cool blood and dissolve ecchymoses. Indigo Naturalis is indicated for the syndromes of the warm and heat invasion of yin system and masculas and eruptions with high fever. It is good at purging the liver-fire to arrest convulsion and curing infantile acute convulsion.

Indigo Naturalis Plant

What is indigo powder?

Indigo Naturalis,also called indigo powder and Qing Dai in Chinese,belongs to a botanical family that includes Baphicacanthus cusia, Polygonum tinctorium (Persicaria tinctoria), Isatis indigotica and Indigofera tinctoria. One of its most common forms is in dried powder cultivated from these fermented leaves.

Indigo Naturalis powder has a long history of use in traditional medicine in China. Taken orally, it was primarily used to treat inflammation,  infant epilepsy, high fever, chronic myelogenous, mumps,  nose bleeding, chronic myelogenous leukemia, mouth inflammation, sore throat, gum inflammation, tonsillitis, boils on tongue or in mouth, coughing; Externally, it is used in psoriasis cream/Psoriasis Ointment/Psoriasis Soap and other forms for  treating eczema, insect or snake bite and Psoriasis.

Indigo naturalis was a traditional blue colorant for dyeing the napkins in most of Chinese family thousands years before. Currently it is a best  natural blue dye for jeans and cloth, but also aindigo colorforhair dye, which is natural without any side effects

Our Indigo naturalis is extracted from Baphicacanthus cusia. Though there are most blue dyes are synthetic,  we always insist on the traditional dyeing processes. In every August, we harvest the leaves and dry the leaves in sun for a whole year use.

Through fermenting the leaves in lime water for 72 hours, we get the extrum and dry it, and indigo naturalis comes.

As a kind of traditional herbal medicine and natural blue colorantindigo dye,  Indigo Naturalis extract can be added to creams, ointments, oils, handmade soaps and etc so on. It is safe for external and internal use, but please watch out the potential hurt from chemical reactions when you mix it with other acidic ingredients.

Indigo Naturalis is widely applied in medicine, food,daily chemical and cosmetics fields, like toothpaste /handmade soaps / skin care products.

Pure indigo powder ( natural indigo powder )

Common Name: Indigo Naturalis

Origin: Baphicacanthi Cusiae

Used part: Leaf

Appearance: Dark blue or grayish blue fine powder

Odor:Slightly grass smell

Characteristics:light, easily flying upward

Indigo (C16H10N2O2) ≥2.2% ,3%, 4%,6%,8%

Indirubin (C16H10N2O2) ≥0.13%,0.5%,0.8%

Indigo powder uses

1). Natural blue colorants: for food, hair dye, tooth paste, cream and fabric jeans.

2).Treatment: high fever, chronic myelogenous, eczema, children epilepsy, nose bleeding,chronic

myelogenous,leukemia,  mouth inflammation,  sore throat, gum inflammation, tonsillitis,boils on tongue or in mouth,coughing, insect or snake bite, Psoriasis and etc so on.

3). It can be used to draw-eyebrows.

Indigo Naturalis Dosage

1.5-3g. The drug is difficult to dissolve in water. It is proper to prepare it in forms of pills or powder for deglutition;  appropriate amount  for external use.

How to use indigo powder ?

in Medicine, food, cosmetics and other daily chemicals like soap/tooth paste/hair dye products.

*Indigo powder for grey hair

*Indigo powder for soap

*Indigo powder for blue dye

Is indigo powder safe for hair?

Indigo herbal powderis completely natural, without any fake/chemical additives.  It is safe to hair.


Where to buy indigo powder?

Now online shop available for sample quantities. Please email for bulk use and competitive price.

China to worldwide by couriers FedEx/Air shipping/Sea shipping, door to door service. Normally it will take 5-7 days by FedEx and air shipping