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Silk Cotton

Silk Cotton or Ilavam Panju gets its name because of the silky texture of its fibre. It is taken from the pods of the silk cotton trees. It is cultivated across middle and lower elevation in indigenous landscape. It is planted within coffee plantations as hedge crops and provide a source of income for the indigenous communities of Nilgiris.

 

Women are trained to make durable beds, mattresses and cushions with pure silk cotton.

Women are trained to make durable beds, mattresses and cushions with pure silk cotton.

Aadhimalai  procures  silk  cotton  from  indigenous  tribal  farmer  members and  tribal women from Bangalapadigai clean and grade the silk cotton and make pillows, cushions and mattresses.

 

Silk  cotton  products  are  known  for  its  natural  quality,  non-allergic  nature,  warmth  and  does  not  crumble  on prolonged usage. These products do not loose its qualities for a long period and will be fresh if kept in the sun.