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Giemsa stain is a staining reagent that was developed in the early 20th century by Gustav Giemsa to aid in cellular microscopy. Different cells and parts of cells stain slightly different colors, allowing appropriate diagnoses to be made.


Stains are usually one of two varieties, oil-based or water-based. Oil-based stains come from substances such as oil or grease. Other liquids, such as fruit juice and coffee, create water-based stains.


Peroxide can remove blood from many things. Test a small area to make sure that it will not bleach the surface to which it is being applied.


According to WebMD, lip stain is a liquid makeup product designed to give long-lasting color by staining the lips. It is generally applied by brush or pen. Lip stain is ideal for a person who wants all-day color without having to reapply a lip product.


Causes of stained teeth include certain foods and drinks, tobacco use, poor dental hygiene, certain medications, and advancing age, according to WebMD. Certain dental materials can also cause tooth discoloration.


If the coffee stain is on a shirt or carpet, applying club soda helps lift the stain. Club soda is often available when dining out, and addressing the stain while it is still fresh is a key to effective removal. Beer, vinegar and baking soda are additional options.


Tea staining is a method of dying that imparts an antique, lived-in look to linens, lace and fabric. For one tea staining project, gather cloth made of natural textiles, a pot or container for soaking the cloth, one to two boxes of tea bags, water, a burner, and a spoon...