Comments on: A Violet Tale http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2012/10/a-violet-tale/ The EPA Blog Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:03:35 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.1 By: Anonymous http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2012/10/a-violet-tale/#comment-4224 Fri, 19 Oct 2012 11:49:13 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/greeningtheapple/?p=10595#comment-4224 I will never knew for certain what Momma Bear used on me, but my present day guess is: Gentian Violet. Here’s the National Institutes of Health entry for the drug. http://druginfo.nlm.nih.gov/drugportal/ProxyServlet?mergeData=true&objectHandle=DBMaint&APPLICATION_NAME=drugportal&actionHandle=default&nextPage=jsp/drugportal/ResultScreen.jsp&TXTSUPERLISTID=0000548629&QV1=GENTIAN+VIOLET

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By: Andrea http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2012/10/a-violet-tale/#comment-4223 Thu, 18 Oct 2012 12:26:14 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/greeningtheapple/?p=10595#comment-4223 I’m from Puerto Rico also, and I absolutely know about the tinta violeta. I personally never use it, but my great-grandmother about two weeks ago, I saw her with a small cut in the arm and a lot of the violet tint around the cut. She already have 89 years old.

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By: Ed Helbig http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2012/10/a-violet-tale/#comment-4222 Wed, 17 Oct 2012 18:30:13 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/greeningtheapple/?p=10595#comment-4222 OK, I give up: What IS tinta violetta? A mercury compound? Iodine? How can you end your story without the Key information?

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