Alum/Phitkari Safaid, Fitkari Safaid (پھٹکری سفید) any of a group
of hydrated double salts, usually consisting of aluminum.Alums have
many uses. The commercial uses of alums mainly stem from the hydrolysis
of the aluminum ions, which results in the precipitation of aluminum
hydroxide. There are many types of alum, potassium alum is the one which
is commonly used. It is found in the form of fine powder or in blocks.
Alum is used for tonsillitis.
Alum powder is used to get rid of dark circles.
It is used in purification of drinking water as a chemical flocculant.
It is used to stop bleeding from minor cuts.
It is used as the adjuvant in vaccines ( a chemical that enhances the immune response).
It can be used as deodorant "rock".
Its a pickling agent to help keep pickles crisp.
Its a flame retardant.
The acidic component of some types of baking powder
An ingredient in some homemade and commercial mo.deling clay
An ingredient in some depilatory (hair removal) waxes
Used as an ingredient in some brands of toothpaste.
We can use it in many home remedies for the treatment of canker sores.
We can use it in many home remedies for the treatment of cracks in the heels.
To cure acne and pimples, to reduce the wrinkles on the face.
Alum stone is commonly used for after shaving treatment.
It can kill the fungus causing Athletes’ foot.
Alum powder is used for head lice.
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It is recommended to use only a pinch when taken internally.