How to remove turmeric stains? We give you 5 tips for how to remove a turmeric stain

Turmeric is a must for anyone who loves cooking. Particularly for people who love Oriental food. It is part of curry, but is also often used on its own. Anyone who uses turmeric from time to time will know that it leaves some pretty stubborn yellow stains which are difficult to remove. When the stains dry out, they are even more difficult to remove. Fortunately, this doesn't mean you have to stop using turmeric. Luckily we have a few convenient tips for turmeric stain removal. Do you ever wonder how to get rid of turmeric stains? Read our tips!

It is simple to remove turmeric stains from clothes with HG


With HG stain away no. 4 you can remove even the most stubborn turmeric stain from clothes. This stain remover has been developed specifically to remove herb stains. It makes quick work of removing turmeric stains from clothing. 

how to remove turmeric stainsComplete the following steps to remove turmeric stains with HG stain away no. 4:

  1. Try this product in an inconspicuous place first.
  2. Remove the residues of the stain as much as possible.
  3. Dissolve stain away no.4 in a bucket with 1 litre of hot water. 
  4. Submerge the part of the fabric with the stain in the solution. Leave to soak for some 30 minutes. Remember the care label of the fabric.
  5. Then rinse with warm water.

What do you need to remember when you have turmeric stains in fabric?

Turmeric stains absorb very quickly. You need to act quickly to remove turmeric stains. Blow or scrape away as much powder as possible. Do not rub the stain at all. You can use sticky tape to remove the powder. It also helps to sprinkle flour or corn flour on the turmeric stains and to leave that to absorb. Then rinse the stain with water and dry with a cloth. You can then use HG stain away no. 4 to remove the turmeric stains. Or read more to see the alternative tips.

How to get rid of turmeric stains: 4 alternative tips

With HG stain away no. 4 you can remove turmeric stains from clothes effectively. There are also DIY products. We have found a few tips. Remember! We cannot guarantee that you can use them to remove a turmeric stain from clothes. You use them at your own risk.

  1. Remove turmeric stains with baking soda
    Mix some baking soda and some water until you have a thick and moist paste. You can treat the stain by brushing the paste on the stain with a toothbrush. Then you wash the garment.
  2. Remove turmeric stains with white vinegar
    Only use white vinegar. You can mix two teaspoons of white vinegar with a little cleaning alcohol (approximately 120 ml). Alternatively, you can use half a litre of warm water with washing-up liquid instead of alcohol. Use a cloth to dab this mixture on the turmeric stain. Dab it with a dry cloth. Repeat a few times. You should see the stain disappear if all goes well.
  3. remove a turmeric stainRemove a turmeric stain with vegetable glycerine
    Glycerine is available from a chemist. Be sure only to use vegetable glycerine to remove turmeric stains. Mix 4 tablespoons of glycerine and 4 tablespoons of washing-up liquid in half a litre of warm water. Dab it on the stain with a cloth.
  4. Remove a turmeric stain with bleach
    How to remove turmeric stains from white clothes? You can bleach them. However, this is an aggressive way to remove stains. Only do this with white clothes. Don't do this with delicate fabrics either, such as wool or silk. To bleach the garment, add a few spoonfuls of bleach to a bucket of hot water. Then leave the garment to soak for fifteen minutes. Then wash in accordance with the care label. 

If you have a good tip for removing turmeric from clothing, please let us know!

Frequently Asked Questions about how to get turmeric stains out

What should you remember when you remove turmeric stains from clothes?

You need to act quickly with turmeric stains. Turmeric absorbs quickly and is then difficult to remove. Do not rub the stain.

How to get out turmeric stains?

You can remove turmeric stains with:

  • Baking soda or bicarbonate of soda
  • White vinegar
  • Vegetable glycerine 
  • Bleach (only use on strong fabrics and only on white ones)

Which HG product do I use to remove turmeric stains from clothes?

With HG stain away no. 4 it is simple to remove turmeric stains from clothes.



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