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Forum: Spagyrics

The herbal medicine produced by alchemical procedures. These procedures involve fermentation, distillation and the extraction of mineral components from the ash of the plant.

  1. Sticky Thread Sticky: About Spagyrics

    This Sub-Forum is for the discussion of the Spagyrical Arts -- whether they be modern, medieval, or ancient. This section of Practical Alchemy...

    Started by Kiorionis, 06-15-2016 01:55 AM
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  1. Waterbombing Tincture of Rosemary

    Hi there! So, little side project I've been tinkering with. I made a tincture of rosemary herb a while back (delicious, btw, and seems to increase...

    Started by Dragon's Tail, 3 Weeks Ago 02:37 AM
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  2. Post Plant Calcination

    One of the most frustrating aspects of elixir production can sometimes be (at least for me) the calcining of plant ashes. Obviously an electric...

    Started by elixirmixer, 04-17-2017 09:58 PM
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  3. Circulatum Minus

    Hi there, I'd soon like to work on making the Circulatum minus. Anyone here who already has some experience/ made it themselves? What would be...

    Started by Florius Frammel, 09-04-2016 12:00 PM
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  4. Alcohol purification

    Here is a good question. I bought some dirty ethanol from my local store (bioflame ethanol). It says: contains 99% pure ethanol. So I am guessing...

    Started by Wildfire, 01-20-2019 11:04 PM
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    4 Weeks Ago 04:46 PM Go to last post
  5. Essential Oil Extraction

    I finally got the condenser so now i have a basic distillation kit set up and i attempted to distill the essential oils of rosemary via throwing some...

    Started by Amon, 01-11-2018 07:04 PM
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    4 Weeks Ago 08:52 PM Go to last post
  6. Endless supply of plant ashes

    Hi everyone, I'm still lurking about, just been super busy. My little cottage is constructed enough that I've been spending many nights out here in...

    Started by Dragon's Tail, 12-25-2018 02:05 AM
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    12-27-2018 08:06 PM Go to last post
  7. Help needed: Putrefaction and Red Oil from Plants

    I am really struggling to wrap my head around two aspects of alchemy (which may or may not be related) and I would like some assistance. A)...

    Started by elixirmixer, 10-27-2017 01:32 AM
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    11-09-2018 04:20 PM Go to last post
  8. Question Does this look ok? Ens Tincture with a different herb

    I happen to be using blue lotus when the instructions told me to use a 'herb of my choice' in the real alchemy book. I've always removed as much of...

    Started by KnowledgeSeeker, 07-09-2018 05:47 AM
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    blue lotuus, ens tincture
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  9. Alchemical Spagyric Preparation??? (with pics)

    I suppose it's about time I posted this. The work is not yet done, but I've got confirmation of the first step in the process, and if you haven't...

    Started by Dragon's Tail, 06-30-2018 03:56 AM
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    09-01-2018 03:04 AM Go to last post
  10. Info on the other types of spagyrics

    What do mineral and metallic spagyrics involve doing? As well as the 'mercury' type/base used for the operations? Mineral mainly involves rocks I'm...

    Started by KnowledgeSeeker, 08-24-2018 11:09 AM
    metallic spagyrics, mineral spagyrics, spagyrics
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    08-27-2018 12:15 AM Go to last post
  11. Vinegar Mother

    I made a Vinegar Mother like described in the plant section of the first book of the Golden Chain of Homer. This mother was praised a lot in several...

    Started by Florius Frammel, 08-02-2018 09:11 AM
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    08-21-2018 03:47 PM Go to last post
  12. Question Quick question: Can a fridge substitute humid air for salt of tartar liquefying?

    I'm planning on making an ens tincture for Lemon Balm but can a fridge substitute humid air for turning it into oil of tartar which is its liquid...

    Started by KnowledgeSeeker, 08-07-2018 01:19 AM
    oil of tartar, potassium carbonate, salt of tartar
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    08-07-2018 03:43 AM Go to last post
  13. Spagiric Curiousity

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hartshorn#/media/File:Silz_cerf22.jpg Various substances were made from hartshorn shavings : Oil of...

    Started by Esche, 08-02-2018 03:35 AM
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  14. Interesting Spagyric Tinctures

    Hello everyone, It's been a bit dead around here for a bit, and I myself have been scattered so thin that I haven't had time to start setting up...

    Started by Dragon's Tail, 04-26-2018 04:31 AM
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    08-01-2018 06:15 AM Go to last post
  15. Not just in the East

    For the origins of our art, let us diversify our focus not just to China and the Middle-East, but look for similar clues in Ancient American...

    Started by Dragon's Tail, 07-14-2018 03:44 AM
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    07-25-2018 04:03 AM Go to last post
  16. Analysis of "The Famous Elixir Of Life"

    -- Prepared from Balm -- First of all, we will separate the text into logical parts for more clarity and in order to analyse it together. 1. In...

    Started by Salazius, 04-20-2017 10:10 AM
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    07-21-2018 10:18 PM Go to last post
  17. Post Found article on 'Creature Spagyrics' (for info purposes, viewer discretion for some)

    Edit: Wait does this belong here or on the alchemical texts forum? I found an article on animal spagyrics or also known as 'animal alchemy'...

    Started by KnowledgeSeeker, 07-12-2018 12:15 PM
    animal alchemy, info, spagyrics
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    07-12-2018 04:30 PM Go to last post
  18. Oil of Tartar

    I’m new to Alchemy. I’m currently reading Philosopal Furnaces by Glauber and started making the Oil of Tartar yesterday with disappointing results....

    Started by Summer, 07-11-2018 04:36 PM
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    07-12-2018 12:16 AM Go to last post
  19. Potentially a VERY useful instructional guide to many spagyric practices - in Russian

    Stumbled across this. The pictures alone explain much of the processes. This is a documentation of MANY of the procedures and experiments that we...

    Started by Dragon's Tail, 06-18-2018 03:31 AM
    • Replies: 2
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    07-11-2018 04:09 PM Go to last post
  20. Can plants be used to make "the solvent?"

    I haven't done any further testing yet, but I did get one blackened mass from a simple reflux setup. I'm sure my next experiments with leafy greens...

    Started by Dragon's Tail, 01-09-2018 04:55 AM
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    03-23-2018 12:24 AM Go to last post

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