Adopt an Element by Anna Drew
If you want your plants to grow, Potassium is the way to go!
Potassium has many uses but one that it is most used in is fertilizer. When potassium is put into fertilizer it helps the grass build thicker cell walls. This strengthens the plant so it can withstand external stresses such as drought, heat, cold and disease.
Other Uses for Potassium:
Pharmaceuticals and Saline Drops
Potassium Chloride is used in pharmaceuticals and saline drops.
Potassium carbonate is used in the manufacturing of glass.
Detergent and Liquid Soap
Potassium hydroxide is used in detergent and liquid soap.
Atomic Number: 19
Atomic Mass: 39.0983
Cost (pure): $100 for 100 grams.