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Medical uses for alum?

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Dr. Antoanella Calame
Dermatology

In brief: Multiple Purposes

Alum is regularly employed as an astringent to shrink tissues and reduce the discharge of bodily fluids, as a styptic to contract organic tissues and stop or reduce hemorrhage and bleeding, and as an emetic agent to induce vomiting when someone has ingested poison.
It is also often used to enhance certain vaccines and to prevent or treat infections.

In brief: Multiple Purposes

Alum is regularly employed as an astringent to shrink tissues and reduce the discharge of bodily fluids, as a styptic to contract organic tissues and stop or reduce hemorrhage and bleeding, and as an emetic agent to induce vomiting when someone has ingested poison.
It is also often used to enhance certain vaccines and to prevent or treat infections.
Dr. Antoanella Calame
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