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Anaphrodisiac - Wikipedia


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


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 ...

Is saltpeter used in the military? | Reference.com


Saltpeter (potassium nitrate) has long been rumored to be added to men's food ... A: U.S. Army military bases located in the United States include Fort Benning, ...

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 ...

5 Army Myths That Just Won't Die - GI Jobs


Jun 10, 2015 ... The rumor mill is one of the most amazing things about Army service. ... Army soldier low crawls through barbed wire drugged food saltpeter ...

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 ...

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, ...

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' ...

Saltpeter Mining | New Georgia Encyclopedia


Aug 20, 2013 ... Saltpeter, or potassium nitrate, was mined from caves during the ... material processed from the cave before its destruction by the Union army.

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Military To Stop Adding Saltpeter to Chow - Duffel Blog


Feb 15, 2013 ... Army engineers fail to lay pipe in North Dakota ... The practice of adding saltpeter to troops' food began during the Revolutionary War, ...

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!

What is Salt Peter? (with pictures)


Nov 13, 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 ...