Copper sulphate is an inorganic compound that combines sulfur with copper. It can kill bacteria, algae, roots, plants, snails, and fungi. The toxicity of copper sulphate depends on the copper content. Copper is an essential mineral. It can be found in the environment, foods, and water
Some of the Uses for Copper Sulfate (Bluestone):
In electroplating processes.
Antifungal agent for topical use
Treatment of copper deficiency
Curing "Proud Flesh" on Horses.
Etching - Copper sulfate is also used to etch zinc plates for intaglio printmaking.
Dyes - Copper sulfate can also be used as a mordant in vegetable dyeing. It often highlights the green tints of the specific dyes.
Copper sulfate is used to test blood for anemia. The blood is tested by dropping it into a solution of copper sulfate of known specific gravity