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Old April 05, 2018, 13:36   #17
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Originally Posted by sniperdoc View Post
Alum powder works for the "old gals"!
From Wiki...

Really old!

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The production of potassium alum from alunite is archaeologically attested on the island Lesbos.[8] This site was abandoned in the 7th century but dates back at least to the 2nd century CE.
So, 500 years on Lesbos...

I hear it will keep your pickle firm and crisp.

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About the product

1 pound plastic jar, also known as aluminum sulfate or powdered alum, alum powder is sometimes used as an aftershave or to treat canker sores
Our alum powder is pure, granulated, and very useful 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
Hoosier Hill Farm is located in America's heartland of northeast Indiana Our products and ingredients are guaranteed fresh and we are proud of our heritage and good, old-fashioned values
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