Madurkathi ( Madur Reed)

Benefits and uses of Madur Reed

A local variety of grass / soft reed (Cyperus tagetum or Cyperus pangoreh which is found abundantly in the alluvial tracts of Purba and Paschim Medinipur in West Bengal is used to weave these mats.

• The non-conducting property of Madur reed is worth mentioning that infers sweat absorbing ability to the mats.

• The Madurs are dyed with vegetable dyes only, The vegetable dye preparation comes from natural sources. Black dye is produced using Haritaki ( Terminalia chebttla) fruit, fruit and barks of Babla tree (Acacia nilotica). Reddish dye is formed from a local tree name Rang gaach ( Peristrophe tinctoria).

• The design is influenced by local culture. The popular designs are of flower, mouchak (honey comb), barfi (rhomboidal) and Aetna ( cascading).

Madur Kathi is a form of grounding mat that allows you to do earthing while you are inside a building . It helps reduce anxiety in us and re-orient our feelings and thoughts.

Its excellent feature of anti – sweat /sweat absorbing , allows is maintaining healthy blood pressure and keeping the body temperature in control even in summery days .

Ancient gurus and yogis only used these mats for their prayers , meditation , yoga and sleep .

Soft Grass Mats are beneficial for :

  • Reducing Anxiety
  • Promoting Healthy Sleep
  • Maintaining Blood Pressure
  • Meditation and Yoga
  • Skin and Body Wellness

Products available are :

Yoga Mats , Meditation Mats , Kitchen Runners, Eco Friendly Mutlipurpose Baskets, Beach Mats , Magazine/Books Holders , Hand bags, Folders and more.

All Products are :

  • Colours ( can be customised )
  • Size ( Height-Width-Breadth) (can be customised)
  • Chemical Free
  • Made from Natural Fibres and loom based
  • Supporting Craftsmen and Artisans of West Bengal, India
  • Eco Friendly and against animal cruelty
  • Made In India