Dyeing eggs also work with home remedies. This is a simple and environmentally friendly variant that does not require chemicals. In this article, we explain everything you need to know about this.
Dye Easter eggs naturally with home remedies: the possibilities
If you don’t want to dye Easter eggs with chemicals, you can also use environmentally friendly and natural means.
- Onion Skin: Red onion skins and light onion skins color the eggs naturally. Collect onion skins for this. Put water in a saucepan and add the onion skins and eggs. Bring the water to a boil. Let the eggs simmer for about 20 minutes and then simmer in the stock for another ten minutes.
- Beets: Pre-boil the eggs. Meanwhile, heat the beetroot juice in a saucepan. Place the peeled eggs in the beetroot juice. Let the eggs stand for ten minutes.
- Spinach: Place a handful of spinach leaves in a saucepan along with the eggs. Pour in hot water. Let the eggs simmer for 20 minutes.
- Turmeric: Dissolve a tablespoon of turmeric powder in water and place the eggs in the saucepan. Allow the eggs to cook for 10 to 15 minutes. The more turmeric you use, the more intense the color will be.
- Fruit Tea: Pre-boil the eggs. Then dip the eggs in vinegar. Pour four teabags of fruit tea and add a tablespoon of vinegar. Put the eggs in. Leave them for a quarter of an hour.
- Red cabbage: Pre-boil the eggs. Then chop up a handful of red cabbage. Put it in a saucepan and cover it with water. Let the red cabbage simmer over medium heat. Then place the eggs in the hot stock and let them steep for about 20 minutes. The more red cabbage you use, the more intense the color will be. Depending on the variety of red cabbage, the color can be blue or purple.