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Delhi's Holi Herbal Gulal Shops and their Truth

23:00:00 Surojit Ghosh 5 Comments

It has grown into a Slang over the previous years and the "herbal" mark is distinctly shown on most packets of Holi colours being sold across the city. But the only difference between the so called eco-friendly variety and ordinary gulaal seems to be in their smell. "Herbal gulaal is perfumed. That is the only difference we are aware of" is what the wholesalers at Sadar Bazaar told.
With Holi round the corner, the markets are a profusion of colour, dotted with piles and piles of red, yellow and green. But few buyers are aware that the colours, which manufacturers claim are 100% natural and environment-friendly, can cause serious skin problems. What is being marketed as herbal gulaal is only a mixture of araroot, cement and mud in varying proportions. Read More Here


Read How Holi is Celebrated in Delhi 

Learn How to Make Herbal Color: Khelo Holi naturally!

                                                      Red

holi festival wallpaper image photo 2014, 2015, 2016
Make it with peels of red pomegranate bolied in water or crushed dry red rose petals

                                                  Yellow
holi festival wallpaper image photo 2014, 2015, 2016
Make it with crushed dry marigold flower petals or turmeric and besan powder mixed in water

                                                  Green
holi festival wallpaper image photo 2014, 2015, 2016
  Fine paste of mint, spinach and leaves or dey mehandi powder

                                                 Magneta

holi festival wallpaper image photo 2014, 2015, 2016
Make it with beetroot grated and soaked in water or peeled onions soaked in water 
 
                                                      Blue
holi festival wallpaper image photo 2014, 2015, 2016
Berries of Indigo plant or crushed dry jacranda flowers

 

Natural Colours ke sang holi bane "Happy Holi"

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   WHY HERBAL COLORS
- Artificial/chemical colurs are toxic in nature and they can cause cancer, with irritation and blindness
-Play holi with natural colours, as they do not cause any pollution
-Natural colours are made from flowers, leaves, fruits , vegetables, spices.etc and they do not cause harm
-Natural colors are available at Dilli hatt - Pitampura & INA 


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