India is the home to more than 500 flowering plants that can yield dyes. Though there is a large plant resource base, little has been exploited so far. “An Introduction to FLORAL DYES” provides a precise technical knowledge about some of these flowering plants along with the basic principles of extraction and application of the floral dye in Textile Industry and in Powder - Gulal Industry. These floral dyes are non toxic, non allergic to human skin, easily available and more economical. Some natural dye sources produce truly exquisite shades and are more economical to purchase than synthetic dyes. The process of extraction of dye is economically viable as the raw materials are available at low cost. This technology can be used in small scale Industry as well as in large scale Industry.