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A short medicated stick, often of alum, applied to a cut to check bleeding.
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Focusing on the need to stop bleeding from nicks and cuts, Rents developed a line composed of convenient and hygienic alternatives to traditional styptic pencils
The Flents products come in easy-to-use liquid or powder form and do not carry blood residues after use, as styptic pencils
As a self-sterilizing product with vitamins A and E and aloe to promote healing, it replaces obsolete styptic pencils