Potassium Nitrate

Salt Petre Potassium Nitrate

Saltpetre potassium nitrate is a white, odorless crystalline powder that is produced using a chemical reaction of nitric acid and potassium salts.

It is used as a food preservative and additive, fertilizer, and oxidizer for fireworks and rockets, as well as an aid in tree stump removal.

Potassium nitrate has also been used to help in the treatment of asthma and in topical formulations for sensitive teeth.