# Advice 1: How to make a 5% solution of potassium permanganate

5% solution is a solution with a concentration of 5%. That is, the dry mass, in this case, potassium permanganate, should be 1/20 of the weight of the solution.
You will need
• potassium permanganate, water, kettle, glassware
Instruction
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First things first, you should know: never dissolve potassium permanganate in pans, woks, basins or other kitchen utensils. Potassium permanganate will they leave their traces, and the material of the cookware may begin to react with the solution (don't forget the potassium permanganate is a salt, that is a chemical compound, and quite an active lead in different environments). For our purposes, the best cookware made of transparent glass, for example, a Bank or a liter bottle of juice.
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Now we have to correctly calculate the proportions. Weigh the potassium permanganate will likely not have to: it is sold in packages which have already identified a mass of 5 g, 10 g, 15 g and so on. For every 5 grams of potassium permanganate is taken and 95 grams of water. That is, if we need 1 liter of a 5% strength solution, you will need 10 packs of potassium permanganate for each 5 grams and 950 grams of water.
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Now the water should be warmed in warm water it dissolves faster. Given the fact that the solution is likely to be needed for any medical or hygienic purposes, the optimal water temperature is 35-40 degrees, this temperature is easily determined fingers. Heated water is poured into the prepared sterile jar, then pour the potassium permanganate over there. Pouring water into a dry substance is not necessary - this is a General rule the preparation of solutions. For mixing in laboratories using the glass rod, but in domestic conditions it is possible to stir a disposable plastic spoon, a metal for these purposes should not be used.

# Advice 2 : How to make potassium permanganate

Potassium permanganate, better known as condy's crystals, is widely used in various fields, such as pyrotechnics or industry, but is most often used for medical purposes. The main purpose of the potassium permanganate - antiseptic for gargling, washing wounds, treatment of burns.

You can prepare a solution of potassium permanganate in some cases of poisoning – as an emetic, for oral administration. With the defeat of the eye of poisonous insects, it is recommended to dissolve the potassium permanganate, weakly concentrated solution. Contact with organic substances allocates atomic oxygen. The oxide produced during the recovery of the drug forms complex compounds with proteins, due to this, manganese astringent action, in low concentrations, and irritating, cauterizing large. Indications: treatment of burn and ulcer surfaces, and infected wounds. In the case of infectious – inflammatory diseases of the oral mucosa and oropharynx – rinse. Contraindications – hypersensitivity. Also, the potassium permanganate may cause an allergic reaction, and when using concentrated solutions – burns. An overdose of potassium permanganate is determined by a sharp pain in the mouth area in the course of the food in the stomach, vomiting, and diarrhea. 3 grams is a lethal dose for children and for adults is 0.3-0.5 kg. to Treat manganese poisoning can be ascorbic acid, zianokobalaminom.

How to make potassium permanganate:

1. Pour into a bowl of water (best with diluted potassium permanganate in warm water so it dissolves faster).

2. Throw a few grains of potassium permanganate. You can take them up with the tip of a match (but not the hands, will remain trudnosmyvaemye spots; also avoid contact with clothes).

3. Stir as it should. Be sure not to leave undissolved particles of potassium permanganate, they can burn you.

4. When you dissolve all the grains, add water to the desired volume.

5. If the solution is too bright, you can add a few grains.

The concentration of the solution can be determined on the eye:

1. To make a weak concentration of potassium permanganate (pale pink color) for washing eyes.

2. Medium pinkish – for the treatment of wounds, burns or douching.

For urological purposes, it is possible to use the same concentration as for irrigation.

# Advice 3 : How to prepare potassium permanganate

Potassium permanganate or potassium permanganate is used in medicine to dry the mucous membranes and skin, as well as for disinfection. However, the preparation of the solution requires great care.
Instruction
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The potassium permanganate solution is indicated for poisoning. Once in the stomach, it has a disinfectant action. Also this tool is used to gargle in scarlet fever and sore throat. No less effective potassium permanganate and sinusitis. In addition, the solution can be applied for treatment of superficial and deep wounds, burns, athlete's foot, lesions of the mucous membrane of the oral cavity, urological and gynecological diseases and hemorrhoids.
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To make gastric lavage 0.1% solution of potassium permanganate. As the solution will be taken inside, for its preparation use only boiled water. Pour 1 gram of powder in a liter of water temperature 37-38 degrees. Carefully stir the liquid and strain it through three layers of cheesecloth. The finished solution should have a purple hue, but transparent. Make sure that no undissolved drug crystals which can burn the stomach lining.
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For the treatment of burns, prepare a more concentrated solution. Dissolve 2 grams of potassium permanganate in half a glass of water. As in the previous case, strain the resulting drug. Externally, the solution is used cold, and therefore before using the cool it to room temperature.
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Prepare 5% solution for the treatment of deep wounds, particularly pressure ulcers. For this, 100 ml of water pour the whole 5 gram package of potassium permanganate.
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Eyewash in a glass of water, add a few crystals of potassium permanganate. Even a pale pink solution has disinfectant properties, and therefore helps conjunctivitis. In the same way prepares the medication for douching gynecological diseases.
Note
Potassium permanganate has no contraindications, however, the non-technology solution preparation can lead to serious consequences.

# Advice 4 : Potassium permanganate: the use and cooking tips

Permanganate potassium, called colloquially "potassium permanganate", is an excellent antiseptic. It finds wide application in medical practice and in everyday life due to its disinfectant properties.

## Looks like a solution of potassium permanganate

A concentrated solution of potassium permanganate has a purple color. When a small concentration of the analyte liquid looks pale pink.

## How to prepare a solution of potassium permanganate for gastric lavage

A solution of potassium permanganate can be used for gastric lavage in case of poisoning. It will help to cleanse the body from harmful bacteria and their toxins. To do this, dissolve an antiseptic in the water to obtain a pale pink shade, to give the patient to drink the liquid (2-3 litres), and then to provoke vomiting.

It is important to note that not all crystals of potassium permanganate can dissolve, and any undissolved potassium permanganate causes severe burns to mucous membranes of the esophagus and stomach. Therefore, granules of potassium permanganate should first be dissolved in a small amount of liquid, then filter through several layers of cheesecloth, and then add a saturated solution obtained in the bulk water. It should only slightly be pinking up by now, since rich pink solution is also fraught with burns of internal organs.

Water for washing should be warm: cold water is poorly soluble potassium permanganate and irritating to mucous membranes. The prepared solution can be stored no more than a day in a darkened container. It should be protected from direct sunlight.

## How to use potassium permanganate for bathing infants

Potassium permanganate can be used for disinfection of the water when bathing the newborn, but in any case, do not add the crystals of a substance directly into the tub because after the delicate baby's skin, they can cause burns. Prepare a pre-solution Gulf, a few granules of potassium permanganate boiling water, stirred and waiting for complete dissolution and pour it in the water. The dilute solution in a transparent glass, so that undissolved crystals lying on the bottom, remained visible.

## The treatment of conjunctivitis and other diseases with potassium permanganate

Potassium permanganate can help in the treatment of conjunctivitis. It is necessary to prepare a weak solution of potassium permanganate and rinse their eyes. With this solution you can also gargle to treat sore throat or to treat the mouth with stomatitis. Drinking twice a day a glass of weak solution of potassium permanganate, you can get rid of intestinal disorders.
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