If you are interested in making your family's secret pickle recipe, your own toothpaste, or play dough - you will want to have some Alum Powder on hand. It's a versatile salt that aids baking leavening, has antibacterial properties, and helps maintain the crispness of fruits or vegetables throughout the pickling process.
Toothpaste and deodorant include Alum for its known antibacterial properties. Topically, Alum has been used for healing small cuts, applying to canker sores, or for reducing hemorrhoids.
A recipe for making homemade play dough:
Usage:For grandmothers favorite pickle recipe or any other recipe that calls for Alum. One ounce per gallon of water, boil water and pour over cut pickles. Let stand overnight. Drain and RINSE then follow recipe for preparing pickles.
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Posted by Barb on 18th Feb 2017
We needed alum for a 5th grade science project. Your alum was cost effective to do this project. You sent out our order quickly and we received the alum in about 3 days. Thank you for your promptness.
Posted by Greg on 6th Jun 2014
A picklers must have!!
Canker sour cure
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Put this on a canker sour for instant relief. It doesn't taste good by any stretch of the imagination. Instant relief makes it worth it