13 Hair and Skin Uses of Alum You Should Know

There are different types of alum but the one that is prevalent in our homes is the potassium alum. Alum can be used in its solid form or can be converted to powder. It perfectly dissolves in water. Alum is rich in antiseptic and antibacterial for treating a whole lot of issues.

Uses of Alum

  • Alum can fight your body odor
  • Alum can be used for removing your unwanted hair
  • Alum can help to fade wrinkles and fine lines
  • Alum can help you combat your acne problems
  • Alum can solve your cracked heels
  • Alum can fit in perfectly as your aftershave
  • Alum can be used for treating lice
  • Rinsing your mouth with alum water can reduce mouth odor and gum discomfort
  • Alum can be used to tighten the vagina…but not safe for constant use as it might damage the vagina tissues
  • Alum can kill the fungus causing athletes’ foot
  • Alum can stop your nose from bleeding
  • Alum is used to purify water
  • Alum powder mixed with rose water can solve your dark circle’s problem

Side Effects of Using Alum

Just like every other ingredient, alum can also irritate some people’s skin. SO don’t forget to conduct a patch test before using alum.