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An anaphrodisiac (also antaphrodisiac or antiaphrodisiac) is something that quells or blunts the ... A similar belief appears to exist in the United States about saltpeter in army coffee or in Russi...

Saltpeter in the Military : snopes.com


Jul 23, 2014 ... Does the U.S. Army secretly feed new recruits saltpeter in order to suppress their sexual urges?

Does the Military Really Slip Men Saltpeter to Decrease Their Sex ...


Jan 4, 2014 ... Examining the long-held belief that the military laces food and water with saltpeter to decrease sex drive in men. Scientific underpinning are ...

Revisiting the Saltpeter “Myth” | Under the Radar


Jun 18, 2010 ... Of course, reps from the Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force all say it's a “ myth. ... If they put Saltpeter in my chow it didn't do much good!

Urban Dictionary: saltpeter


Contrary to popular urban legend, saltpeter has no effect on libido, and too many side effects (high fever, etc.) to be used even if it did. The army doesn't want to ...

If Not Saltpeter Then What??? [Archive] - Straight Dope Message Board


I was reading a post about the myth of the use of saltpeter for ... (a 70 year old retired regular Army guy): "Did that saltpeter they put in you guys' ...

The Straight Dope: Does saltpeter suppress male ardor?


Jun 16, 1989 ... Saltpeter can cause relaxation of involuntary muscle fiber (for which ... any large all-male institution, ranging from boarding schools to the army, ...

11 Foods That Just Might Kill Your Sex Drive - 11 Points


Oct 13, 2009 ... Saltpeter is the colloquial name for potassium nitrate -- and it's most ... There has been a decades-long rumor that the Army slips saltpeter into ...

Has anyone heard about salt peter: [Archive] - Prison Talk


Hello Friends, I have a question??? Has anyone heard about salt peter>>??? It is something they put in food or drink they feed the prisoners.

Saltpeter or Potassium Nitrate (Overview of Chemical) - Chemistry


Saltpeter is a common chemical, used for many products and science projects. Here's a look at what exactly saltpeter is.

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Military To Stop Adding Saltpeter to Chow - Duffel Blog


Feb 15, 2013 ... Saltpeter, or potassium nitrate, is an ionic salt added to rocket ... “That's about the time when the Continental Army decided it needed to do ...

Are new recruits secretly given saltpeter? - The Rumor Doctor - Stripes


Jun 15, 2010 ... The term saltpeter refers to potassium nitrate, a salt used in ... would be improper to do without telling our young recruits,” Army spokesman Col.

What is Salt Peter? (with pictures)


Apr 28, 2016 ... Though once only used in explosives, salt peter can now be found in ... They also add saltpeter (softpeter) to the food and drinks in the Army ...