We make hematoxylin Lillie from powder, which 2-3 years old.
It works great for all specimens.
Process of the preparation takes approximately 20-25 minutes.
1 L of solution is enough for 2 weeks, because level of reagent will
down. We stains all our slides manually (up to 8000 slides or more per
Our pathologisits and techs are happy with this formula.
We used Lillie formula over 8 years.
Just remember, that solution with distilled water only will be
quickly vaporized than formula with add 30% glycerine.
Stability of this solution is 1 year. One bottle stained fine
after one year of the standing. We did not try to leave solution
for greater period.
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