PTI Phatkadi Whole is used in the form of Bhasma (Pure Ash) called as Sphatika Bhasma. The Sphatika Bhasma along with honey is used to manage whooping cough by reducing the accumulation of mucus in the lungs. Women have been using PTI Phatkadi Whole for face skin tightening and lifting since ages. Men who use phitkari as aftershave gets their face tightened automatically. Use alum for face skin tightening, lifting, and removing wrinkles. Fitkari, Phitkari, or Alum is used widely in India for its natural antiseptic and cleansing properties. It is mostly used as an after-shave by rubbing it on the skin to moisturize and work as an antiseptic.