Potassium Nitrate- Potassium nitrate is a chemical compound made of salt and potassium ions. Caves and specifically cave walls, are a major source of potassium nitrate
Potassium nitrate is used in processed meats to ensure the attractive red colour.
It is is a key ingredient of many fertilizers. As a bombastic compound, it is used to propel rockets and fireworks, and in many gunpowders.
Potassium nitrate is odourless. It tastes salty.
Also known as: نترات البوتاسيوم