Five uses of alum in your daily life

Hindustan Times | ByShikha Sharma
Oct 16, 2017 11:25 AM IST

Your great grandparents couldn’t do without it. Neither can you

Alum, known as fitkari in Hindi, is a naturally occurring salt that offers several benefits to its users. A combination of aluminium sulphate and potassium sulphate, it is a translucent, whitish-coloured crystal that has been used for its beneficial qualities over centuries. In ayurveda, it was named ‘shubhra’.

Alum, known as fitkari in Hindi, is a naturally occurring salt that offers several benefits to its users.
Alum, known as fitkari in Hindi, is a naturally occurring salt that offers several benefits to its users.
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