azoth

Definitions:

  • Mercury considered in alchemy to be the primary source of all metals.
  • In <em>alchemy</em>, mercury, as the assumed first principle of all metals.
  • The universal specific or panacea of Paracelsus.
  • The first principle of metals, i. e., mercury, which was formerly supposed to exist in all metals, and to be extractable from them.
  • The universal remedy of Paracelsus.
  • The first principle of <xref>metals</xref>, that is, <xref>mercury</xref>, which was formerly supposed to exist in all metals, and to be extractable from them.
  • The universal <xref>remedy</xref> of Paracelsus.
powered by