عنوان مقاله [English]
Many types of colorants obtained from plants, animals and microbes sources have been investigated for their usage in different kinds of application. Much research into new natural colorants sources along with low cost and eco-friendly are in progress for their varied production and application in different domains. This paper present recent research performed in the area of application of natural colorants, with specific emphasis to technological development in natural textile and fabrics dyeing, food colorants and dye-sensitized solar cells. Finally, some newly discovered applications of natural colorants have been presented.