A bit of history

This powder was opened in Germany for dyeing fabrics. It is a dye and its composition, shall not include any plants and minerals. In a chemical plant it is obtained by synthetic method. And only in the twentieth century it was use in medicine.

Today, the brilliant green is almost never used in European and other developed countries, although it is included in the catalogue of approved drugs. In Western countries there is a principle of evidence-based medicine, but the mechanism of action of this dye have not been studied sufficiently, and to conduct further research and to invest in older drug, no.

Has found its application it is mainly only in Russia and some former republics of the Soviet Union.

The composition and preparation of brilliant green

Zelenka is a green liquid with a smell of alcohol. Its composition is very simple: water, ethanol, brilliant green. Alcohol solution for external use is used in medicine. In Russia, the quality of the preparation of Brilliant green antiseptic is regulated by normative documents.

Still not precisely determined - whether or not Zelenka carcinogenic properties, whose influence on the human body increases the likelihood of tumors.

Get a "green diamond" of powder in combining it with alcohol. The powder itself are imported from abroad. And on our pharmaceutical plants produce a solution of green fodder. Most often it is 1— 2% alcohol solution in vials of 10 ml and above, with a shelf life of two to three years. It has a rich green color. Applies an aqueous solution for cleaning the damaged areas of the skin various diseases and injuries.


Brilliant green it is soluble in alcohol, especially in the water. Alcohol solution it is used to disinfect cuts, abrasions, scratches.

The green paint acts as an antiseptic. Compared to tincture an alcoholic solution of iodine it instantly kills all the pathogens and germs of diseases. It can be used in the treatment of various kinds of fungal diseases and mucous membranes. On the surface of the skin disinfectant can be applied in 2 or 3 layers. Excessive consumption of the drug can cause on the skin surface irritation or burns.