Salt Petre (Pottassium Nitrate)
Description & usage
This is Potassium nitrate. It has diuretic, refrigerent and diaphoretic properties. It reduces the frequency of pulse. In large doses, it is irritant. Useful in dropsy, small pox, measles, influenza, catarrh, gonorrhoea, acute rheumatism and bleeding from lungs and other internal organs caused by fever.