In a 3 Gram bag.
Magically speaking, Saltpeter has a long, long, long history in hoodoo as an agent of magical protection in spritual baths and floor washes and as a shoe-sprinkle. Also, because it is an ingredient in Gunpowder, it is used in formula which are hoped to produce quick (“explosive”) action, such as Block-Buster. In this capacity, it can be an ingredient in love spells or money spells where fast action is required. (There are also certain “explosive” spells that call for Gunpowder as an ingredient, and if you can’t find gunpowder locally, you can use Saltpeter, Sulphur, and Charcoal to mix up your own Gunpowder for use in such spells.)
Here are three recipes using Saltpeter in its protective capacity:
To shield yourself where you walk (in case folks have thrown for you), sprinkle a mix of three ingredients in your shoe. According to who tells you a recipe, the three ingredients will be any three of the following four:
To take off jinxes and to protect yourself from attacks, pick three ingredients out of the following list and put a little in your bath water:
To a bucket of warm water, add the following ingredients:
Prepare this floor wash in complete silence, not talking to anyone from the time you rise until the time you complete the job. Scrub, mop, or brush from the doorway outward to the sidewalk, to keep off all evil.