Play with colors … Naturally!
We everyone know that chemical colors are harmful to our health.
Most Holi colors sold in the market are oxidized metals or industrial dyes mixed with engine oil and various harmful chemical materials.
Lead Oxide (Black): Risk factor: Renal failure, learning disability
Copper Sulphate (Green): Risk factor: Eye allergy, temporary blindness
Chromium Iodide (Purple): Risk factor: Bronchial asthma, allergies, etc
Mercury Sulphite (Red): Risk factor: Skin cancer, minamata
Have you ever wondered how to make the festival of colors(Holi) natural and healthy for our environment and ourselves? Did you know that Holi festival can be fun and harmless if you play with environment-friendly natural colors. These are not only cheap but can also be made easily at home.
Green dry color: Use mehendi / henna powder, separately or mix with equal quantity of any suitable flour to attain a lovely green shade.
Green wet color: Mix the paste of green leafy vegetables. Use few leaves of spinach (paalak), coriander (dhania), fenugreek (methi) or radish (mooli) in water to make green colored water.
So make an eco-friendly Holi and Save Our Green.