is a processed mineral of sulfates of alumstone containing
mainly potassium alumminium sulfare .
toxicity, to kill parasites, to arrest discharges, and to
relieve itching by external use; to arrest bleeding, to relieve
diarrhea, and to dispel windphlegm by internal administration.
Alumen (calcined): To arrest discharges, promote the healing
of ulcers, arrest bleeding, and cause cauterizaton.
External use for eczema, scabies, otits media with
purulent discaharge; internal use for chronic diarrhea, hematochezia,
abnormal uterine bleeding, epilepsy and mania.
Alumen (calcined): Eczema, discharge from ulcers otitis media
with purulent discharge, excessive leukorrhea with pudendal
itching, bleeding from the nose or gums; nasal polyp.
For external use, appropriate quantity to be ground into powder
for topical application or dissolved in water for washing;
for oral administration.