Gentian violet 1% aqueous solution.
Gentian violet is an
antiseptic dye, which is effective against some gram
positive bacteria, practically staphylococcus spp. and
some pathogenic yeasts such as candida spp. . It is much
less effective against acid fast bacteria and bacterial
It is applied topically
for the treatment of bacterial and fungal infections.
Topical Application of
crystal violet can produce irritation and ulceration to
store in proper
conditions in well closed container away from heat and