potassium nitrate paper
paper impregnated with potassium nitrate that is ignited to produce fumes inhaled as treatment for asthma.
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potassium nitrate paperAn obsolete therapeutic modality for asthma, in which potassium nitrate-impregnated paper was ignited and the smoke inhaled by the patient.
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