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Purified Alum

Purified Alum

Purified alum, scientifically known as aluminum potassium sulfate, is a crystalline substance widely used for its astringent and antiseptic properties. It is derived from naturally occurring minerals and undergoes a purification process to ensure high quality and safety in various applications.


-Topical Astringent: Used to shrink and tighten tissues, making it effective for treating minor cuts and wounds. -Deodorant: Included in some deodorant formulations due to its ability to inhibit bacterial growth and control body odor. -Mouthwash and Gargle: Alum is utilized for its antiseptic properties, aiding in oral hygiene by reducing bacteria and soothing sore throats.


-Topical Use: Apply a small amount directly to the affected area, ensuring it is clean and dry. -Deodorant: Follow product instructions, typically applying a thin layer to clean, dry skin. -Mouthwash and Gargle: Dilute a small amount in water as directed for gargling or rinsing.


-Hypersensitivity: Avoid use if allergic to alum or any of its components. -Open Wounds: Do not apply to open wounds or mucous membranes.

Special Precautions

-Pregnancy and Nursing: Consult a healthcare professional before use during pregnancy or breastfeeding. -Children: Use with caution in children, following pediatrician recommendations.

Side Effects

-Skin Irritation: Rare cases of mild skin irritation or redness may occur. -Allergic Reaction: In sensitive individuals, an allergic reaction may manifest as itching or swelling.

Drug Interactions

No significant drug interactions have been reported. However, consult a healthcare professional if using other topical medications simultaneously.

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