To dream of gunpowder represents the potential to be dangerous or make choices that others don’t like. It may also reflect anger, violence, or the courage to something drastic. Feeling that you can do something dangerous or serious if you really want to.
Alternatively, represents you or someone else that is on the verge of losing their temper. Feeling close to blowing up over some issue or emotional volatility. may reflect a need to proceed cautiously and approach an issue carefully. You may fear that one mistake will make a situation a lot worse or have serious consequences.