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A blog post which I find interesting, but also perhaps has a flaw...

http://alchemyandchemistry.edwardworthlibrary.ie/chymical-experiments/furnaces-and-instruments/

Alright, so it is about the 17th century work of Glauber called Furni novi philosophici.

You can get an immediate idea from the equipment listed how the early modern chymists/ post-alchemists were indebted to alchemists and alchemy in general for their equipment, as well as the non-alchemical artisans of the period who had taken alchemical works and practises and used them solely to manipulate matter in order to make real objects of value, not the philosopher’s stone. 151 mots de plus

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So, it seemed sensible to try dipping the brass into alum or potassium nitric solutions instead of sulphuric and nitric acids, as suggested by JDP, in a recipe taken from Della Porta’s “Natural Magic”. 246 mots de plus

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Re-visiting a previous experiment

So, it seemed sensible to try dipping the brass into alum or potassium nitric solutions instead of sulphuric and nitric acids, as suggested by JDP, in a recipe taken from Della Porta’s “Natural Magic”. 247 mots de plus

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Some notes on "Misticall wordes and Names Infinite" by Humphrey Locke

Who was an English, Elizabethan alchemist. I have recently gotten a copy of Peter Grund’s edition of the text, based on Simon Forman’s 1590 copy of it. 714 mots de plus

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Alchemy: Mysteries

There are mysteries between heaven and earth , which are only revealed to the one who has a pure heart. Hidden secrets, reserved to the one who can see without the limits of the egoism. 372 mots de plus

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How the shaman uses alchemy to heal pain

I explain in my book The Sacred Sex Rites of Ishtar about how alchemical transformation is used to achieve the Divine Marriage. But as everyone knows who hasn’t been totally brainwashed by modern day Rom Coms, the apple blossom and confetti wedding between the bride and groom is just the beginning of an alchemical process of self development, and not an end in itself. 1 525 mots de plus

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Alchemy: The Philosopher's Stone

The studies of Alchemy, gave careful consideration to the secrets of nature and the secrets of life, searching for the answer, to transform the dense and gross into fine , elevated and also searching for the source, the eclipse, panacea, eternal life. 463 mots de plus

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