Guado, or blue woad, a natural pigment known in antiquity as 'Blue Gold'

Extracted from the Isatis Tinctoria in the southern regions of Italy, it is amongst the most precious and ancient dyeing traditions of ll times, dating back to the Neolitic.

Used by the ancient Egyptians for clothes and wraps, in renaissance master paintings by artists such as Raffaello and Piero della Francesca, as a powerful medicament in China and it is today studied by prominent institutions as a possible healing for cancer and beauty remedy for its richness in Omega 3,6,9.