Albertus Magnus, St
Albertus Magnus, St. (c. 1206–1280) Dominican scholar, theologian, and scientist with interests in Alchemy. Albertus Magnus (“Albert the Great”) is ...
alembic In alchemy, a glass flask used for the process of distillation to obtain purified substances. The term alembic comes ...
Alkahest is a term coined by Paracelsus for a mysterious “universal solvent” in alchemical transmutation. Alkahest also is known as ...
A bath is in ALCHEMY, a simmering heat that is part of the process of creating the PHILOSOPHER’S STONE. The ...
Carl G. Jung
Jung, Carl G. (1875–1961) Swiss psychiatrist who founded analytical psychology and almost single-handedly revived modern interest in Alchemy. Carl Gustav ...
cinnabar Red sulphide of MERCURY important in Alchemy. Cinnabar is called dragon’s blood and also has importance in Magic. When ...
Elixir/Elixir of Life
Elixir/Elixir of Life In Alchemy, frequently used names for the Philosopher's Stone. The Elixir has healing proper- 88 elements ties, ...
A hermaphrodite is in Alchemy, the figure of a merged man and woman, symbolizing the conjunction or marriage of opposites ...
Mutus Liber (Wordless Book) Anonymous alchemical text for creating the Philosopher's Stone. The Mutus Liber was first printed in France ...
ouroboros (uroboros) Ancient symbol of a Serpent biting its tail, forming a circle. The name ouroboros comes from the Greek ...
Philosopher’s Stone In Alchemy, the mysterious substances that enables the transmutation of base metals into GOLD or SILVER. The Philosopher’s ...
Prima Materia In Alchemy, the “First Matter,” the substance from which the Philosopher's Stone is created, or even the stone ...
puffer Nickname for an alchemist who is preoccupied with transmuting base metals into GOLD and SILVER and who ignores the ...
The Quintessence (quinta essentia) is the fifth Element. Quintessence is a psychic spiritual energy that is superior to the other ...
salamander A lizardlike amphibian that likes to live in moist places. In mythology the salamander is a poisonous creature that is ...
salt Mineral with magical and alchemical properties. Because it is white and thus pure and is a preservative, salt is ...
Sun A Symbol of the active, volatile masculine principle. The Sun represents enlightenment, illumination, and GOLD. In Alchemy, it is ...
Telesma In Alchemy, the Philosopher's Stone. Rosicrucian alchemists viewed the Telesma as a selfperfecting substance that acts like genetic evolution ...
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