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Brilliant Green (dye) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brilliant_Green_(dye)
Brilliant Green has been used to color silk and wool. In Eastern Europe and Russia (and formerly the USSR) the dilute alcoholic solution of Brilliant Green is sold as a topical antiseptic, also known under a Latin name Viridis nitentis spirituosa and a Russian colloquial name зелёнка [zelyonka]. ‎- alf