Alfarid is one of leading supplier and exporters of Alkanet Root.
Botanical name: Alkanet
Alfarid Corporation specializes in supplying Alkanet root, alkanna premium one by one hand selected alkanet roots are sorted for purity and thickness of sticks. Available types and alkanet thin roots and alkanet thick roots. Botanical name of alkanet is Alkanna Tinctoria or Anchousa Tinctoria which is derived from the Greek word Anchousa meaning paint.
Lacal names for alkanet are Ratanjot, Bugloss, Dyer’s Bugloss Root, Orchanet Root, Spanish Bugloss Root, Batschia Canescens, Hoary Puccoon and Lithospermum Canescens.
Significance & Uses: Alkanet Root is mainly used in dyeing and dyes as an ingredient, color being purple and deep ruby red. Mainly used in lipsticks, lip balm, ointments, soap, tinctures, stones, fibers and to fine polish wood such as violins. Alkanet roots are used in soap and has the specialty to improve the taste of wine. Alkanet is used as a combination with other herb extracts to treat cough and throatache, infection, jaundice, cough and throat troubles. Alkanet is also believed to have miraculous powers to remove evil or negative energies around.