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treeseed commented on the word mercurchrome
This was very similar to Methiolade but did not burn quite so badly. Some parents even said it did not burn at all. This was, of course, a lie.
January 30, 2008
A tincture that was a bright pinkish-orange and came in a small glass bottle. It was applied topically with a tiny glass applicator. It was 26% mercury and it was an amazing healing agent. It did sting! It was in common use in the early 1950s.